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Vancouver International Airport (YVR) - Articles and news items

Vancouver Airport installs BorderXpress Automated Passport Kiosks at Oakland

Airport news  •  3 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Vancouver International Airport has introduced its BorderXpress automated passport kiosk solution at Oakland International Airport.

Vancouver International Airport breaks 20 million passenger barrier

Airport news  •  23 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Vancouver International Airport has recorded its 20 millionth annual passenger setting a new record for one of Canada’s fastest growing airports.

Final Call with Paul Mewett at Vancouver International Airport

Issue 4 2015  •  28 July 2015  •  International Airport Review

Paul Mewett, Director of Innovative Travel Solutions (INV) at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), gives details on BorderXpress – the world’s first self-service border control solution that accepts all passports and doesn’t require pre-registration or fees. BorderXpress was developed by INV, a business unit within YVR with more than eight years of experience in kiosk design, user experience, layout and flow analysis and continuous improvement for automating border control systems at airports...

Airport Profile: Vancouver International Airport set to become a world class hub

Issue 3 2015  •  2 June 2015  •  Craig Richmond, President & CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority

Canada’s second busiest airport, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is working to become a world class, sustainable connecting hub. Craig Richmond, President & CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority, explains how YVR plans to accomplish this by creating a gateway between Asia and the Americas, advancing air policies and delivering remarkable customer experiences...

ARINC deploys AviNet® Airport service for three major Chinese carriers at 14 airports

Airport news  •  16 June 2011  •  ARINC Incorporated

Three Chinese airlines have signed for the AviNet® Airport wide-area network service...

World’s first FOD detection system at YVR

Issue 2 2007, Past issues  •  3 April 2007  •  Brett Patterson, Director, Operations Safety and Planning, Vancouver Airport Authority

In March 2000 an A330 departed YVR’s runway 08R shortly after 8pm. During its takeoff roll, and unknown to the flight crew, the port engine cowling fell off the aircraft and shattered into hundreds of pieces down one side of the runway. The flight crew of the tenth aircraft to use the runway reported seeing some debris on the runway, at which time airfield operations staff responded and reported the debris which initiated a clean-up procedure whilst simultaneously contacting the crew of the A330 to advise them of the situation.


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