Vancouver Airport

Man Literally Stuffed With Illegal Drugs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A traveller is in custody in Metro Vancouver after arriving from Britain literally stuffed with illegal drugs.The Canada Border Services A...

YVR Ranked In Top 10 World's Best Airports

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver International Airport is the only North American hub to crack the top 10 global list of best airports, beating even London Heathrow. ...

Officer's Perjury Trial Postponed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Crown will be permitted to present evidence at the perjury trial of an RCMP officer to allege he and three other Mounties colluded to ...

Previously Unknown Witness To Testify At Officer's Perjury Trial

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A previously unknown witness is expected to tell an RCMP officer's perjury trial that the four Mounties involved in Robert Dziekanski's de...

Officer In Dziekanski Perjury Case Pleads Not Guilty

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A lawyer for the Mountie who repeatedly stunned Robert Dziekanski with a Taser says the Crown shouldn't be allowed to argue that officers ...

Inquest Called Into Mexican Woman's Death

The Canadian Press | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A coroner's jury will examine what happened when a Mexican woman died after hanging herself while in custody of border agents at Vancouver...

'Potential For Disaster Was High'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A former military man on an international flight to Vancouver says he had to help subdue a drunk passenger because the aircrew didn't seem to know wha...

Dreamy 'Future Of Air Travel' Lands At YVR

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - A Boeing 787 plane touted as the future of air travel has made its first scheduled landing at Vancouver's airport.The Dreamliner arri...

Australian Charged In Vancouver Flight Violence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - An Australian man accused of becoming violent on an international flight to Vancouver's airport has been charged.Twenty-five-year-old...

Violence On Vancouver Flight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Feb. 3, 2014: An Australian man has been charged with causing a disturbance, mischief and assault. Abdul Zain Ali, 25, was held by flight sec...

B.C. Detainee Killed Herself To Avoid Deportation

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Many questions remain surrounding the death of a Mexican woman who had been held by Canada Border Services Agency at Vancouver's airport, ...

Airport Detainee Dies In Custody

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 12 p.m. — Lucia Vega Jimenez, 42, attempted suicide while in custody at Vancouver airport and died of her injuries, sources told Global News...

Death Of Woman Detained At Airport Investigated

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: The Canada Border Services Agency says the woman was detained at the B.C. immigration holding centre at the airport, reported CBC News. VAN...

YVR's New Weapon Against Geese

CBC | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A juvenile bald eagle is the newest bird of prey being used to prevent birds from colliding with aircraft at Vancouver International Airport. The e...

YVR Fuel Project Approved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government has granted environmental approval to a company planning to build a pipeline and upgrade an airport-fuel terminal on t...

LOOK: Cloud City, B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A blanket of fog is making Vancouver look a lot like Cloud City from "Star Wars," but it's also causing major headaches for travellers. Air Canada ...

LOOK: Storm Thrashes, Mystifies B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A powerful thunderstorm thrashed Metro Vancouver with rain and lightning on Thursday night, knocking out power to thousands of customers, delaying fli...

Strike Averted At YVR

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Travellers at Vancouver's airport have been spared from having to dodge picket lines after a tentative agreement averted strike action by ...

Vancouver Airport Strike Update

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A second day of talks is underway between the Vancouver Airport Authority and almost 350 unionized workers in an attempt to avoid a strike...

YVR Union Warns Strike 'Chaos'

CBC | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. union leader says the public should brace for "plenty of chaos" at Vancouver International Airport on Friday if the airport's co...

YVR Strike Could Disrupt Labour Day Weekend

CP | Kim Nursall, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Travellers flying to or from Vancouver this holiday weekend may face significant delays or even cancellations if almost 350 unionized airp...

Terrible Timing For Possible YVR Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Hundreds of unionized workers at Vancouver International Airport have voted in favour of a strike, with the union warning that such a walk...

Summer YVR Strike A Possibility: Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - Workers who fuel jets at Vancouver International Airport will be in a legal strike position on July 28, and their union is warning of...

Ex-Fighter Pilot Gets YVR's Top Job

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the appointment of veteran executive Craig Richmond as the its new president and CEO.Richmo...

RCMP Taser Death Perjury Trial Drags On

CBC | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

The mother of Robert Dziekanski says delays in prosecuting the police officers involved in her son's death are prolonging her suffering. ...