Archive of posts tagged "YVR"

YVR Best Airport in North America

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night the Skytrax World Airport Awards were announced in a live ceremony in Brussels, Belgium. Although their website hasn’t been updated yet, I found out on Twitter that Vancouver International Airport (YVR) was crowned as the Best Airport in North America (and 11th overall). The award is based on 9.8 million passenger surveys conducted […]

New Observation Area at YVR

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recently the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) completed its new, free, and public Observation Area. I was invited to come and check it out a while back but since I’ve been traveling so much, I’ve been at YVR for many other reasons lately. I was finally able to take the Canada Line out yesterday and explore […]

Should YVR be renamed Terry Fox International

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Toronto has Pearson, Paris has de Gaulle, New York has JFK, and Liverpool has John Lennon while we have Vancouver International Airport or simply, YVR. Photo source: wiki Over the years many have been tossing around the idea that the three airport code letters “YVR” don’t do our region justice and recently this school of […]

Canada Line Tour

Comments 29 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This fall the Canada Line, Metro Vancouver’s latest Skytrain line, will link the downtown core to Richmond Centre and the Vancouver International Airport. I was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek of the line this morning as a small group of us rode from Waterfront station to each of the other terminus stations in […]

Get Me to the Airport on Time

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Despite going through a painless “random agriculture check” we’re soaking up some of the free public wifi here at YVR. It’s is a pretty great airport (actually it’s one of the best in the world) but getting here in the months before there Canada Line opens up is a bit of a challenge if you […]