Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) was once again named Best Airport in North America at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Geneva, Switzerland today. Rated 8th overall worldwide, it is the only North American airport included in the top ten. This is the fourth year in a row that YVR has been awarded this distinction. I’ve […]
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What happens when you combine a record snowfall at the airport and holiday travel? A little bit a chaos. Add snowfall up and down the West Coast and a blizzard moving across the Midwest and you’ve got delays splashed across every notification board. John and I were heading to Iowa on December 19th, the day […]
Sitting in Toronto’s Pearson International Airport I decided to feature airplanes in this edition of the Archives Photos of the Day series. Even more fitting, it just so happens that today is the 92nd anniversary of the first trans-continental flight from one end of Canada to another. On this day in 1920, Air Commodore A.K. […]
The London 2012 Paralympics were closed today with a star-studded ceremony including Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Coldplay. Benoît Huot “The Shark” was the Team Canada flag-bearer at the closing ceremony as he collected gold, silver, and bronze medals at these games. LONDON, ENGLAND 08/30/2012: Benoit Huot celebrating his win in the Men’s 200m IM – SM10 […]
The walk between the parkade and the international terminal at Vancouver International Airport (“YVR”) is dotted with the usual landscape like luggage carts, suitcases, tuckered out travellers, and taxi cabs. However, tucked between the two structures is a great green space called Chester Johnson Park. The sign is visible when entering the parkade from the […]