Getting ready to welcome the first Airbus A350
to Canada at YVR tomorrow! Cathay Pacific Airways Flight CX856 looks to be arriving early. Follow online and check this space for updates. You can also sign up for a flight notification at YVR.ca. #YVRA350
YVR turned the lights down low and set the mood for climate change awareness all throughout the terminal this weekend during Earth Hour! Big thanks to our partners at Plaza Premium, White Spot, Fairmont Vancouver Airport and Vino Volo for participating
UPDATE: Flight appears to be arriving early.
The future of flight arrives at YVR tomorrow morning when the Airbus Aircraft A350 makes its first trip to Canada! Cathay Pacific Airways flight CX856 was originally scheduled to land at YVR at 0800 on the South Runway (subject to change), but now looks to be early. We will be at the South Terminal viewing platform with some hot beverages and treats around 0630. Stay tuned for some fun social media contests, can't wait to see all the photos!
Cool contest from Cathay Pacific Airways to welcome the A350! First flight to Canada for this amazing aircraft lands at YVR on Tuesday morning.
Calling all plane spotters -- we will be giving away 10 special A350-900 aircraft models (1:200) to those who will be able to capture the best shot of our A350 starting on March 28 until April 8, 2017 in Vancouver.
You will have until 11:59PM PST on April 8, 2017 to share your photos in the comments section below. Good luck!
Flight Path Park star-gazing gets a shout out on this list of fun date ideas for the spring! Can also spot some planes if the stars are hiding:
Warmer weather means way more date options.
YVR is proud to participate in Earth Hour this Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. YVR works year-round to find new and innovative ways to reduce our environmental footprint, and Earth Hour is a great way to raise awareness about climate change and power consumption:
YVR is thrilled to once again participate in the worldwide Earth Hour event which encourages households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lighting for one hour to raise awareness about power consumption and climate change. YVR…
From the archives:
To celebrate winning Best Airport in North America 8 times in a row we're giving away 8 free flights in 8 days! Check out the post pinned to the top of our page to find out how you could enter and win one of the remaining five flights:
Are you a recreational drone user? Transport Canada has introduced new safety measures effective immediately:
Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced an Interim Order that will affect recreational drone operators. Effective immediately, the new rules address the increase of incidents involving recreational drones and will prevent users from putting the safety of Canadians at ris...
Boston, here we come! Air Canada announces new daily service between YVR and Boston starting in June of this year:
Today, Air Canada announced the introduction of a daily non-stop service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). This new transborder seasonal route will operate from June 23 until September 4, 2017. The flight is timed strategically to connect wit...
To celebrate being named Best Airport in North America for the 8th year in a row, we are giving away 8 free flights in the next 8 days to any destination in North America! Watch the video to find out how to enter:
YVR named Best Airport in North America for a record 8th year in a row at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards! We share this award with our amazing airport community:
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was voted Best Airport in North America for the eighth consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards. Recognized as the global benchmark of airport excellence, the awards were voted on by 13.8 million passengers worldwide. YVR is the first and only...
Those mountains though:
Are you a planner? Did you know that you can now pre-book Plaza Premium Lounge ahead of time? Plaza Premium Lounge is a pay per use lounge at YVR open to all passengers regardless of airline or seat class. Book now:
Up, up and away!
It's Float Plane Friday! Float in to the weekend:
New routes and services coming to YVR in 2017:
It's going to be another big year at YVR filled with fun new flights to fantastic places
YVR proud to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers:
YVR celebrates eleven consecutive years as one of the province’s leading employers
Here's to all the amazing women who make YVR and the world a better place!