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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS
Flight 2010 cleared for landing at Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver Airport Authority named Official Airport for 2010 Winter Games
2012 Summer Games. The sponsorship
six dedicated Olympic Stores in the
Committee for the 2010 Olympic
commitment includes: dedicated airport
International and Domestic Terminals
and Paralympic Winter Games
amenities and services for VANOC
featuring Vancouver 2010 Winter Games
(VANOC) has named Vancouver Airport
and 2010 Winter Games activities,
Authority as an Official Supplier of the
accreditation processing and departure
The sponsorship announcement
2010 Winter Games. This partnership
screening facilities, expedited passenger
was made at a community event held
marks the first time in Olympic Games
arrivals and baggage services, specialized
in YVR’s new Link building, which
history that an airport has been named
training for airport staff, parking and
connects the Domestic and International
an Official Supplier.
ground transportation services and
Terminals, provides additional check-in
and baggage facilities, and will be the
As an Official Supplier, the Airport Authority has sponsorship rights in the
“As an Official Supplier, we will many
Larry Berg (centre), president and CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority, receives a commemorative plaque from John Furlong, VANOC chief executive officer, at the sponsorship announcement ceremony. Looking on are Todd Nicholson, captain of Canada’s Paralympic Hockey team, and Mira Leung, member of the Canadian figure skating team.
airport category for the 2010 Winter
Games and is committed to providing
media and visitors with the first and
world-class operations and services
last impression of the Vancouver
prior to, during and after the Games.
2010 Winter Games,” said Larry Berg,
In addition, the Airport Authority
president and chief executive officer,
the Games or any other reason. We
receives the sponsorship rights to the
Vancouver Airport Authority. “Our goal
Canadian Olympic team for the Beijing
is to provide a smooth, seamless and
2008 Summer Games, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games and the London
to and from the airport. In attendance at the announcement were employees of Vancouver Airport Authority, local airport business partners, VANOC long-
representatives, elected officials and
are enhancing our facilities, passenger
established working relationship with
other Games sponsors who marked the
services and customer care program to
VANOC also includes separate, but
start of this partnership by signing a
exceptional travel experience to every
ensure we meet this goal before, during
complementary agreements covering
large-scale commemorative banner that
passenger that visits our airport for
and after the 2010 Winter Games.”
terminal advertising opportunities and
is displayed in the terminal.
Canada Announces Open Skies Agreement with Barbados Located in the capital city Bridgetown, the Chamberlain Bridge in Barbados is a state-of-the-art lift bridge that was upgraded in 2006 from a swing bridge originally erected in 1872.
Cathay Pacific celebrates arrival of ‘Asia’s world city’ aircraft
arly last month, Cathay Pacific
of Hong Kong and its people, is seen
been doing for 61 years and will proudly
Airways celebrated the arrival
soaring over the green waves, which
continue to do long into the future.”
of its latest aircraft—one that
depicts the lands and oceans of the
The Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will
highlights the airline’s firm commitment
world. This is the second Cathay Pacific
become the mainstay of the Cathay
to its home city. The new Boeing 777-
aircraft to be painted in these colours—
Pacific long-haul fleet in the years to
300ER arrived from Seattle painted in
the first, a Boeing 747-400, was unveiled
come. The highly efficient aircraft will
a unique “Asia’s world city” livery that
in July 2002.
enable the airline to operate more direct,
will be used to promote the Hong Kong name as it flies around the world.
final stop for Canada Line trains heading
Speaking at the welcome ceremony,
non-stop flights to destinations in North
Tony Tyler said that each time the
America. Each of the new aircraft comes
The aircraft, the sixth of 30 777-
aircraft lands in a different city it will
fitted with Cathay Pacific’s innovative
300ERs being delivered to Cathay Pacific
help to spread the word about Hong
by 2012, was welcomed to Hong Kong in
Kong. “In its distinctive green livery
See Cathay Celebrates page 4
a ceremony hosted by the airline’s chief
the aircraft clearly proclaims that Hong
he governments of Canada and
Cannon. “I am pleased with the outcome
executive Tony Tyler at the Hong Kong
Kong is a city that has made its mark
Barbados have negotiated an
of these negotiations, marking another
Aircraft Engineering Company.
on the world stage,” said Tyler. “Our
Open Skies-type air transport
bilateral air services agreement achieved
agreement to increase trade and
under Canada’s Blue Sky policy.”
The aircraft carries on its fuselage
latest Boeing 777-300 will fly around our
the logo of the “flying dragon”,
network carrying the message that Hong
tourism between the two countries.
The new agreement allows airlines
complemented by the “Asia’s world
Kong is Asia’s world city. It also carries
The Honourable Lawrence Cannon,
to provide scheduled air services as
city” Hong Kong brand line. From afar,
a message that Cathay Pacific is Hong
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure
frequently as desired between cities in
the dragon, which symbolizes the spirit
Kong’s home airline—a job we have
and Communities, and the Honourable
Canada and Barbados. This agreement
David Emerson, Minister of International
also allows airlines to react quickly to
Trade, and Minister for the Pacific
market conditions by more effectively
Gateway and the Vancouver-Whistler
adjusting prices. In addition, airlines
Olympics, announced the agreement.
from both countries have greater
“This is Canada’s first Open Skies-
flexibility in offering flights (passenger
type agreement in the Caribbean region
and cargo) to and from third countries,
and signals another step forward in
with the gradual phase-out of all
providing greater flexibility for air
services for passengers, businesses, air carriers and airports,” said Minister
See Barbados Agreement page 3
inside: President’s Corner WestJet Gets Service to Barbados Air Cargo at YVR Classifieds
Cathay Pacific’s sixth Boeing 777-300ER, painted in the unique “Asia’s world city” livery, takes off from the Everett airfield in Seattle.
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Barbados Agreement from page 1 “Canada greatly values its
with Barbados,” said Minister
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s
Emerson. “Canada is celebrating
visit to the Caribbean region
the 100th anniversary of the
in July 2007, when he outlined
Canadian Trade Commissioner
Canada’s re-engagement in the
Service’s presence in Barbados
Americas as a critical, long-term
this year. The new agreement
international priority for the
will provide a stronger basis
for competitive air services. We
In 2007, trade between Canada
anticipate this will generate even
and Caricom members, including
more growth in trade, tourism
Barbados, was $2.2-billion, a 20
per cent increase from 2006.
The new agreement also
Canadian merchandise exports
provides all-cargo air carriers
to Caricom totalled $725-million
with greater options to facilitate
and merchandise imports from
and expedite the flow of cargo
Caricom totalled $1.47-billion. In 2006, 25,600 Canadians
planning, 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games. Paul’s dedicated
this month: Vancouver International Airport is an Official
focus will be to lead the preparation, planning, and delivery of our
Supplier to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
mandate to welcome each guest with personalized care during
Winter Games—the first partnership of its kind in Olympic
Customer care is not just a priority in 2010. To ensure we
We’ve been working with VANOC for some time on this
maintain our commitment to care for each and every customer
unprecedented agreement, which will see us provide dedicated
who comes through the airport, Don Ehrenholz, formerly director,
facilities for VANOC and Olympic Games activity, expedited
engineering projects, has stepped into the role of vice president,
passenger and baggage services and in-terminal advertising and
retail opportunities. Our agreement also includes sponsorship
With our team in place, I am confident we will set a new
rights to the Canadian Olympic Team for Beijing 2008, Vancouver
standard in welcoming the world. We have already introduced
2010 and the London 2012 Games.
services that are unprecedented among Canadian airports, such as
Caricom region received more
As Douglas Coupland wrote in his homage to Vancouver,
than 251,100 Canadian tourists
City of Glass, “For many people, YVR is where Vancouver begins
and ends.” Certainly this will be true for many of the athletes and
The new provisions are
Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica,
Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis,
ratified, the new agreement will
Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and
replace the 1985 agreement
the Grenadines, Suriname, and
currently in force.
WestJet designated to operate scheduled service to Barbados
of the Caricom region. Caricom
and Barbuda, the Bahamas,
he Airport Authority made an exciting announcement
Welcoming The World, One Person At A Time
third countries, including those
By LARRY BERG, President and Chief Executive Officer
This new agreement builds on
Trinidad and Tobago.
close, long-standing relationship
between both countries, and
guests visiting Vancouver for the Olympic Games—our airport will form their first and last impression of the city. For several years, we’ve been working on plans to welcome the world for 2010. Many of the changes we announced late last year, including a new international reception lounge with a 24-hour customer care centre and enhanced language and translation services, were in the planning stages for the Olympic Games before they were fast tracked for early completion.
our 24-hour customer care counter in the Canada Border Services Agency Customs Hall. This counter receives approximately 250 enquiries a day, with questions ranging from information about YVR facilities to flight information to baggage. The most common questions are related to directions. Another service that has received widespread use and will serve us well during 2010 is our 24-hour Language Line, which gives us access to translators speaking more than 170 different languages. On average, the Language Line is used about four to six times a day. So far the most requested languages have been Mandarin and Spanish.
Now that we’ve formalized our role as a 2010 sponsor, we’ve
We have more work to do to prepare for the Games, but we
put some key people in new positions. Paul Levy, who has been
are well on our way to welcoming the world, one person at a
vice president, airport operations, has been made vice president,
Name that Aircraft
Last month’s winner:
Charles Ivory, Vancouver Answer: Y8J/Skymaster
Minister Cannon. “This increase in
Cannon, Minister of Transport,
scheduled air services is a great example
Infrastructure and Communities,
of growth in the airline industry.”
has announced the designation of WestJet
Under the provisions of Canada’s
to operate scheduled international air
international air transportation policy,
services between Canada and Barbados.
all Canadian air carriers may apply to
This designation was made possible by
the Minister for designation to operate
the bilateral air transport agreement recently concluded between Canada and Barbados. “I
scheduled international air services.
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The Y-8J is based on the Shaanxi Y-8C turboprop transport aircraft, which itself is a copy of the Soviet/ Russian An-12 Cub. The aircraft has high-mounted wings with four Wojiang-6 turboprop engines mounted under the wings’ leading edges. The aircraft carries 22,910 kilograms of fuel in its internal tanks, with no external fuel tank available.
The agreement permits each country
to designate any number of airlines for
designation will provide additional
the operation of scheduled air services
airline choices for Canadians travelling
to and from Canada, with no limitation
between Canada and Barbados,” said
on flight frequency.
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Sea Land Air Flight Centre grand opening celebration which drew a lot of attention from the many guests attending the opening. Other exhibits included luxury Audis, Jaguars and Land Rovers from Richmond AutoMall’s Cowell Motors, and the latest Harley Davidson motorbikes from Vancouver’s Trev Deely Motorcycles. Sea Land Air Flight Centre provides one-stop aviation services, ranging from flight training—using modern aircraft with advanced avionics—and aircraft Invited VIPs perform the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Jackson, Boundary Bay airport manager
aviation service provider” Sea
Gordon Andrews and Thomas Fung,
Land Air Flight Centre celebrated
chairman and founder of the Fairchild
its grand opening on March 1 at their
Group, Sea Land Air’s parent company.
new Boundary Bay Airport hangar
Sea Land Air operates modern
Diamond Aircraft for its flight training
aircraft sales. For
illing itself as “a new generation,
and five models were on display
including the latest Diamond D-Jet
Malcolm Brodie, Delta Mayor Lois
single-engine, personal jet aircraft,
First B.C. showing of the personal Diamond D-Jet. This mockup display included a cut-away of the 315-knot cruise speed engine. The jet has a range of 2,503 kilometres and can operate out of 762-metre runways.
rental to fractional programs and more
YVR Canada Line construction update
trains is also underway and slated for
in 2009, YVR will join just a handful
portion of the Canada Line is
completion by April 2008. This includes
of international airports with a rapid
zipping along, ahead of the
two concrete power substations on Sea
transit link to and from the city centre
Island that will help keep trains moving.
and communities between,” said Larry
initial project schedule. With work on the elevated guideway from
The Canada Line will run fully separated
Berg, president and CEO, Vancouver
Airport Authority, at the completion of a
complete, crews are now focusing
Vancouver International Airport, the
critical phase of the Line’s construction
on YVR’s three Canada Line stations:
heart of Richmond’s civic precinct and the
earlier this month. “This is an important
Templeton, the first stop on Sea Island
transportation hub at Waterfront Centre
connection, particularly as we prepare to
heading to YVR; Sea Island Centre; and
in Vancouver. With 16 stations, two
welcome the world for the 2010 Olympic
YVR-Airport Station. The stations are
bridges, approximately 19 kilometres of
and Paralympic Winter Games.”
due for completion this fall.
tunnel and elevated guideway, parking
Come late April, expect to see the
Fri, Mar 14 – Mon, Mar 17
Currently, concrete and structural
and bus facilities and transit capacity
first trains using the track, as the
steel work is being done, along with
equivalent to 10 road lanes, the Canada
YVR line will be used for testing and
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November 2009. Initially, four sets of two-car trains will be tested, with three more sets of trains arriving in Vancouver in the coming months for testing on the airport portion of the line. In April, the crew will turn its efforts
Cathay Pacific is committed to expanding its fleet and network to further the
to landscaping along the Canada Line.
development of Hong Kong as an international hub. It now operates a total of 114
More than 1,000 plants, including cherry
wide-bodied aircraft and has 52 on firm order. The Cathay Pacific Group fleet,
and dogwood trees, evergreens, poplars,
which includes Dragonair and Air Hong Kong, will number 200 by 2012.
and ground cover will be planted to beautify the route.
Air Canada completes aircraft refurbishment in time for expanded summer service
between Vancouver and Seoul will be
on April 5, using 140-seat Airbus A320
round service to Cancun, Mexico, will
increased to 10 a week from seven
aircraft with a choice of Executive Class
depart every Saturday onboard a 207-
(pending government approval).
or Economy service and featuring the
seat Boeing 767-200 aircraft, offering
New service from Vancouver to
carrier’s personal entertainment system
a choice of Executive Class or Economy
Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico, will begin
at every seat. Starting May 3, year-
Air Canada’s refurbishments to its fleet include lie-flat beds in Executive First on international flights.
ir Canada has announced that
be operated with a new or refurbished
with its aircraft refurbishment
program substantially complete,
Air Canada’s 142 regular Embraer
travellers taking advantage of the
and Airbus narrowbody aircraft serving
airline’s expanded summer schedule
primarily domestic and transborder
will travel in greater comfort than ever
routes will be either new or refurbished
as of June 1.
Forty-five of its 60 long-haul,
include lie-flat suites in Executive
widebody aircraft will be either new
First on international flights and
or have refitted interiors by the same
new seats throughout all the airline’s
date, allowing Air Canada to designate
aircraft, each featuring a personal
key international routes, such as its
audio-visual entertainment system
Vancouver to Sydney Boeing 777
with free access to 36 movies and
service, to be served exclusively by these
hundreds of CDs, a 120-volt power
and USB port.
“Air Canada is passing a milestone
In addition to aircraft refurbishment,
in its aircraft interior refurbishment
Air Canada is adding and increasing
program. The renewal of our regular
flights on Western Canadian, transborder
narrow body fleet will be complete
and international routes.
by June 1 and three quarters of our
In British Columbia, a second daily
wide-body aircraft will also be ready
frequency service will be added between
for the summer, meaning we can now
Vancouver and Regina and a third daily
guarantee a new or refurbished aircraft
flight between Vancouver and Prince
on our major routes,” said Ben Smith,
executive vice president, commercial, at Air Canada.
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Oneworld airlines move into Beijing’s new Terminal 3
World’s largest building
irlines in the oneworld alliance are bringing their operations together at Beijing International
Airport in its new passenger terminal. The transfer to the state-of-the-art Terminal 3 is occurring in two phases:
All oneworld airlines will use check-in desks in the terminal’s area C.
passengers whether they want to work or relax.
Dragonair and Cathay Pacific will
All six oneworld carriers serving
announce details of their lounge facility
Beijing currently operate in Terminal 2.
in Terminal 3 ahead of their move there.
Between them, they operate up to 15
Premium passengers from other
departures a day from Beijing non-stop to
• British Airways and Qantas, as two
oneworld carriers will have access to
eight destinations with connections to the
of the first six airlines to use the new
the new common-use lounge in Beijing
near 700 airports they and their oneworld
building, moved to the new terminal
Terminal 3, which opened last month,
partners serve worldwide.
with separate facilities for First and
Business Class passengers.
Designed by British architects Foster and Partners, the US$2-billion Terminal
serving Beijing—Cathay Pacific,
This lounge is located one floor up
3 covers one million square metres. With
Dragonair, Finnair and Japan
from the main departures concourse
a third runway for the airport opening at
level, near the airlines’ departure gates.
the same time, it will double capacity to
They offer a full range of facilities for
76 million passengers a year.
Terminal 3 on March 26.
(Top) Traditional Chinese-style pavilion in Beijing International Airport’s Terminal 3. (Bottom) An un-manned train to transport passengers within the new terminal building.
Sales of new HondaJet expanded to include Canadian market
onda Aircraft is expanding
support plan for the Canadian market.
Greensboro, North Carolina. Service
sales of its advanced HondaJet
Sales to Canada will be handled directly
support will be provided through the
with a direct sales and service
from the company’s headquarters in
HondaJet service facilities in the U.S. that
HondaJet, an advanced light jet was selected by “Popular Science” magazine as the winner of the publication’s 2006 “Best of What’s New” Award in the Aviation and Space category. The HondaJet was chosen from among dozens of aviation products for its breakthrough design and innovative features.
are closest to the Canadian customers’
cabin and luggage space, and higher
cruise speed than conventional aircraft
Initial deliveries of the HondaJet to
in its Very Light Jet class. The result of
Canadian customers are expected to
20 years of aviation research by Honda,
begin by the year 2012.
key HondaJet innovations include a
“This is an important step to have our
patented over-the-wing engine-mount
business plan in place in Canada,” said
configuration, a natural-laminar flow (NLF)
Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO
wing and fuselage nose, and an advanced
of Honda Aircraft. “We are confident
all-composite fuselage structure.
that we have established the basis for
Worldwide HondaJet pilot training
exceptional support that will provide
will be conducted in partnership with
our customers with unparalleled quality
Flight Safety International, which will
include the development of a Level-
Honda Aircraft began U.S. sales of the
D, full-motion flight simulator for
HondaJet in October 2006 and quickly
HondaJet. The first simulator will be
amassed orders for well over 100 units.
installed at Honda Aircraft Company’s
In order to answer increasing demand
new headquarters facility. Additional
for the new business jet, the company is
training facilities will be established in
expanding sales to now include both the
the future as HondaJet sales continue
Canadian and Mexican markets.
innovations that are designed to help
owned subsidiary of Honda Motor
it achieve better fuel efficiency, larger
Airline Humour Pilot:
“Good morning, Frankfurt ground, KLM 242 request start up and push back, please.”
“KLM 242 expect start up in two hours.”
“Please confirm: two hours delay?”
“In that case, cancel the good morning!”
THE YVR MERCHANTS: YVR is recognized for having one of the best concession programs of any airport in North America. Now we would like to know your favourite YVR Shop, Service and Restaurant. Be a part of the celebration. Simply fill out one of the ballot forms below or visit participating Sponsors’ and Customer Information Counters for a chance to win fantastic weekly Coca-Cola prizes and the
Grand Prize Trip for two to LONDON or Paris.
All you have to do is vote for your favourite YVR Merchant in all three categories – Shop, Service and Restaurant. Contest ends April 30, 2008.
• $15 Boutique • 7-Eleven • BC Sports Zone • Bentley • British Columbia & Beyond • Christmas in Vancouver • Crabtree & Evelyn • Daily News • Discover Vancouver • Discovery Channel • Gifts of the Raven • Great Canadian Book
• Aldeasa Kids • Basics • Beauty Free • La Cava del Cigarro • Fashion & Fun • Hermès • Les Boutiques • Mango • The Shop • The Gourmet Shop • The Express Shop • Thinking Canada • Your Vitamin Store
• A&W • Burger King • Cinnabon • Flying Wedge Pizza • Fortune Wok • Galiano Bakery & Café • Globe @ YVR • Green Bean Café • Hanami Asian Cuisine • Hanami Café • Hanami Express • Hanami Japanese
• Hudson News • Kids Works • Mountain Style Shop • News II You • Northern Impressions • Pacific Coast News • PGA Tour Shop • Postcards from Vancouver • Relay • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
• Roots • Salamandra Gifts & Flowers
• Sea to Sky News • The Body Shop • The Fish Market • Tie Rack • To GO! News • Tundra • Vancouver Airport Florist • Vancouver Kitchen • Vancouver Marketplace • Vancouver News • Virgin Books & Music and Relay • West Coast Liquor Store
• Absolute Spa & Salon YVR • Absolute Spa at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport • Absolute Spa at YVR • Airport Fabricare Cleaners • Airport Luggage & Shoe Repair • Aurora Shoe Shine • BC Lottery Ticket Centre • Canada Post • CDS Baggage Storage • Gateway Valet & Concierge • ICE Currency Services • Pharmasave • Plaza Premium Lounge • Royal Bank • Super, Natural British Columbia Visitor Information Centre • The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel • Ultima Executive Medical Services • Vancouver Airport Dental Centre • Vancouver Airport Medical Clinic
• Harvey’s • Hudson News and Euro Café
• Jetside Bar • Jetway Café & News • Koho Express Bar • Koho Restaurant & Bar • Legends Bar & Grill • Medallist Bar & Grill • Milestone’s • OPA! Souvlaki of Greece • Orange Julius • Pacific Grill • Palõminõ Bar • Pizza Hut • Roasters • Skyway Café • Stanley’s Happy Landing Lounge
• Starbucks • Subway • Sunshine Coast Juice Company
• Swiss Chalet • Tim Hortons • Toast! Café • Toshi Teppanyaki • Voyages • Wok n’ Roll
Enter to Win a
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plus Weekly Coca-Cola Draw Prizes Drop off ballot form at participating sponsors’ locations. See SkyTalk Newspaper for ballot box location details. Limit one entry per person. No purchase necessary. Contest ends April 30, 2008.
Name:___________________________________________________________________ Telephone:_________________________________________________________________ Address:_ _________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE YVR MERCHANT (must complete all 3 sections): 1) My favourite PLACE TO SHOP at YVR is_ ___________________________________________ 2) My favourite PLACE TO EAT at YVR is_ ____________________________________________ 3) My favourite Service Provider at YVR is__________________________________________
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Traditional Two Egg Breakfast Any style eggs with your choice of crispy bacon or country sausage with hash browns and choice of toast.
Present your RAIC Pass and enjoy
a Airport Employee Discount in our restaurant locations.
Open early for breakfast at 6am daily.
FOUR AIRPORT SPAS Domestic Terminal 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. No appointments _ necessary
2005 & 2006 Readers’ Choice Award Winner Favourite Service Provider at YVR
US Departures Gate 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. No appointments _ necessary
@ Domestic Departures – Gate 33 604.2703.4772 @ Domestic Terminal – Level 1, Absolute Spa & Salon 604.278.2514
Fairmont Vancouver Airport 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
@ US Departures – Gate E85 604.270.4772 @ Fairmont Vancouver Airport 604.248.2772
Appointments available upon request
Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3
Relax & Revive
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON Fortune Wok is a Wonton and Noodle Bar that has an authentic selection of gourmet Chinese cuisine served buffet style, which includes all your favourites such as Sesame Chicken, Shanghai Noodles, BBQ Pork, etc. International Terminal – Departures, Level 3 604.303.3368
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
Book, Board, & Fly... It’s that simple!
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON Beautiful floral bouquets and gifts
for all occasions. Custom orders are welcomed, and worldwide delivery is available.
Choose a bouquet to say: “Bon Voyage,” “Welcome Home,” and, of course, “I Love You.” Two locations to serve you.
Vancouver Airport Florist
Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3 (pre-security) 604.303.3002
Salamandra Gifts & Flowers
International Terminal – Arrivals, Level 2 (pre-security) 604.303.3001
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
Enjoy freshly prepared quick-serve Japanese and Chinese cuisine at Wok n’ Roll.
The fast and convenient way to fly to Downtown Victoria from Richmond. Business and personal travel made easy – did we mention there’s free parking at the Richmond terminal?
Menu choices range from sushi and bento boxes to rice bowls, noodle soups and delicious Chinese dishes. With “Food on the Fly,” all menu items can be specially packaged to enjoy onboard your flight.
Wok n ’Roll Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3
Tel: 604.274.1277 • www.harbourair.ca
VANCOUVER’S AVIATION ENTHUSIAST AND PILOT SUPERSTORE Aviation World is North America’s premier pilot and aviation enthusiast store, with more than 7,000 book titles, a huge selection of pilot supplies, collectibles, clothing, prints, kits and hobby supplies, and much more… Please visit us at 6080 Russ Baker Way, Unit 105 at the corner of Gilbert Rd. and Russ Baker Way.
phone: 604.718.7400 | fax: 604.718.7401 | www.aviationworld.ca
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
2007 Beauty and personal Readers’ care products for the Choice Award Winner whole family. Favourite Place to Shop at YVR Aromatherapy, essential oils, fragrances and The Body Shop’s own line of cosmetics. Great selection of gift packages for Easter giving.
Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3 (pre-security) 604.244.7616
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON VISIT OUR STORE FOR DETAILS
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Meeting Facilities and Catering Service The place to hold your next event, meeting or reception. Unsurpassed service and airside ambiance. Full catering service available. Call for details.
Domestic Terminal – Departures, between Gates A&B International Terminal – Departures, Gate D3
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
A&W Bacon N’ Egger Egg, cheddar cheese and a
strip of bacon on a sesame seed bun. All for only
As about our tasty hash browns & try our new classic roast coffee.
International Terminal – Departures, Gate D67 Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3
604.303.3343 ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON Full range of lottery tickets. Play the new
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2007 Readers’ Choice Award Winner
Visit British Columbia and Beyond &Northern Impressions, retailers of Official Licensed Merchandise
Vancouver 2010 mascots • seasonal logoed wear • summer merchandise collector pins • glassware • key chains • wallets • ties • scarves • gloves mitts • toques • t-shirts • polo shirts • jackets • fleece products. British Columbia and Beyond
Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3 (pre-security) 604.231.3731 ext 236
Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3 (pre-security) 604.231.3731 ext 234
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON VISIT OUR STORES FOR DETAILS
Virgin Books & Music brings a collection of music, DVDs and books to YVR. One of the world’s most well known entertainment industry brands offers Top 20 Chart CDs, the latest DVD blockbusters, hand-held computer games and a wide range of best-selling books and gift items.
604.303.3073 Hours: 8am to 9pm daily Domestic Terminal – Departures, Level 3 International Terminal – Departures, Gate D70
ENTER TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 to PARIS or LONDON
BAGGAGE STORAGE Coats, small camera bags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3.50 per item Small suitcases, small bags (Carry-on size) . . . . . . . . . . . . $4.50 per item
Favourite Service Provider at YVR
Large suitcases, small boxes, small trunks, fishing rod tubes, Small heavy items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5.50 per item
& you could win prizes up to $200,000 or a Cadillac STS. Domestic Terminal – _ Departures, Level 3 (pre-security)
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Large trunks, large boxes, skis, bicycles, sailboards, dog cages, Snowboards, golf bags, hockey bags, oversized items . . $7.00 per item Please note: Charges are per day. Same charges apply to storage less than the 24 hour period.
Domestic Terminal – Arrivals, Level 1 International Terminal – Arrivals, Level 1
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Easter Giveaway Win A 27” Flat-Screen TV March 10-April 30, 2008
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Airbus completes first civil aircraft test flight using alternative fuel
ast month, an Airbus A380 aircraft
aircraft using a liquid fuel processed
the environmental impact of alternative
quality, as well as some benefits in terms
successfully completed the world’s
from gas (GTL) in the first stage of
fuels in the airline market. The flight
of aircraft fuel burn relative to existing
first flight by a commercial
a test flight programme to evaluate
from Filton, U.K. to Toulouse, France,
jet fuel. For instance, it is virtually free
lasted three hours.
of sulphur. Synthetic fuel can be made
The A380 was chosen because the
from a range of hydrocarbon source
aircraft is already the environmental
material including natural gas or organic
benchmark in air travel. It has four
plant matter made by a process called
engines including segregated fuel tanks
making it ideal for engine shut down and
Testing GTL will support future
re-light tests under standard evaluation
second generation bio-fuels, which are
conditions. During the flight, engine
not presently available in sufficient
number one was fed with a blend of GTL
commercial quantities. Airbus will study
and jet fuel whilst the remaining three
viable second generation bio-fuels when
engines were fed with standard jet fuel.
they become available.
A Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on the wing of an Airbus A380.
This was the first step of a long-term
“This [test flight] has been a great
and options that need to be explored.
Airbus testing phase to evaluate viable
achievement,” said Airbus president and
This takes bold cross-industry and cross-
and sustainable alternative fuels for the
CEO Tom Enders. “Fuel and environment
border collaboration and that’s what we
future. GTL could be available at certain
are key challenges aviation is facing and
are showing with our groundbreaking
locations to make it a practical and viable
for which technology and international
first test flight with alternative fuels. It is
drop-in alternative fuel for commercial
research collaboration open up new
part and parcel of Airbus’ commitment
aviation in the short term. GTL has
horizons. Our alternative fuels roadmap
to providing leadership as an eco-
attractive characteristics for local air
requires innovation, diversity of ideas
h arch 18t M m o r F
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Aeroplan partners with Primus
eroplan, the loyalty rewards
Primus’ suite of products and services,
opportunity,” said Rob Shields, vice
Rewards, ClassicPlus Flight Rewards,
program, and Primus, the largest
including home phone, long distance,
president, partnerships, Aeroplan. “Our
and global Star Alliance Flight Rewards,
wireless, and internet services, as well
members can now easily earn Aeroplan
offering travel to more than 850
carrier in Canada, have formed a multi-
as Primus’ bundled offerings. Aeroplan
Miles on a wide array of everyday
year national partnership that will
members can also earn Bonus Aeroplan
allow Aeroplan members to accumulate
Miles when they sign up for Primus
Aeroplan Miles across Primus’ entire
range of consumer products and
Aeroplan’s millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its network of more
destinations worldwide. Aeroplan members can find more information and sign up to receive Primus’ products and services by
“Aeroplan’s national partnership
than 70 partners, representing more
with Primus is an excellent way for
than 150 brands in the financial, retail,
visiting www.primus.ca, or by calling
Aeroplan members may earn three
Aeroplan members across Canada to
and travel sectors. Miles earned may be
Primus’ customer service centres, at
Aeroplan Miles for every dollar spent on
take advantage of a rich mile-earning
redeemed for Aeroplan’s ClassicFlight
ast month, Air Canada announced
in India on a codeshare basis: Delhi,
“We are pleased to offer our
to Chennai, and expanded options
year-round daily codeshare service
Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. The
customers more choice and convenience
of travelling to India via London, in
Air Canada expands service to India
to Mumbai and Chennai, India,
codeshare services offer customers
when travelling to India, in cooperation
addition to Frankfurt or Zurich with
in cooperation with Indian carrier Jet
convenient connection options, one-stop
with our partner, Jet Airways,” said
our Star Alliance partners, Air Canada
Airways. With the addition of Chennai,
check-in and seamless baggage transfer
Daniel Shurz, vice president, network
customers benefit from a vast choice of
Air Canada now serves four destinations
to final destination on a single ticket.
planning. “With the addition of service
daily, year-round flights to and from the
Delta is first U.S. carrier to take delivery of Boeing 777-200LR
communities we serve across Canada, and four major destinations in India.” Air Canada customers travelling to India now benefit from the choice of the carrier’s extensive schedule of nonstop flights to London Heathrow from
elta Air Lines has taken delivery
employees worldwide. The aircraft will be
video monitors. Delta is the first airline
of the first of eight Boeing
officially dedicated to Delta employees in
to offer the sleek, new, leading-edge
seven cities across Canada (Vancouver,
777-200LR (long range) jets
a celebration this month in Atlanta.
seats from Weber Aircraft LP, offering
Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa,
scheduled to enter its fleet by early 2009.
The new 777-200LR is the flagship
up to 1.5 inches of increased personal
Montreal and Halifax) that connect
By adding the world’s longest-range
aircraft for Delta’s new global product,
space, additional under-seat storage,
in London to Jet Airways operated
commercial jetliner to its fleet, Delta
including fully horizontal personal
and ergonomically designed cushions.
bolsters its ability to connect customers
sleeper suites in BusinessElite, next-
On all Delta international flights,
and cargo between virtually any two
generation, more comfortable seats
customers in coach also enjoy enhanced
cities around the globe, nonstop.
in coach, and Delta’s on-demand
food offerings, a complimentary cocktail
entertainment system on larger screens
with each meal, and complimentary
from Air Canada on a codeshare basis.
at every seat.
amenities, including eye shades and ear
Aeroplan members benefit from
plugs for more personal comfort and
mileage accumulation on these Air
Canada codeshare flights.
“This 777-200LR marks an important milestone for Delta as our first new delivery from Boeing in six years, as well
BusinessElite customers flying on
as another step forward in creating a truly
the 777-200LR will enjoy a host of new
global airline,” said Edward Bastian, Delta’s
features that include reclining, adjustable
president and chief financial officer.
seats that lie flat, privacy screens,
Delta received the new aircraft during an event at Boeing Field in Seattle attended
personal stowage compartment and USB ports for personal MP3 players.
by Bastian and more than 100 Delta
Delta plans to offer sleeper suites
employees. In tribute to employees and
with these amenities on its entire 777
to the original “Spirit of Delta”—a Boeing
fleet by 2010.
767-200 given to the airline in 1982
The airline’s 777-200LR aircraft
by employees, retirees and friends—the
will offer customers flying in coach
new Boeing 777-200LR, Ship 7101, will
comfortable all-leather slim-line seats
be called “The Delta Spirit” in gratitude
each with on-demand music, movies,
to the many accomplishments of Delta’s
games and television on individual 9-inch
flights to Mumbai. In addition, flights from Toronto to Chennai via Brussels, operated by Jet Airways are available
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Connecting people, places and products –air cargo at YVR
n addition to keeping passengers moving and people and places connected, over the past 15 years
YVR has also become an international hotspot
Canadian companies and products with fast, efficient access to the world. A Pacific Rim location on the Great
Starting in 2009, FedEx will take delivery of Boeing 777 Freighters. The 777F is the world’s longest-range twin-engine freighter and in FedEx’s operation will carry 77,560 kilograms of revenue payload at a range of 11,300 kilometres.
Circle Routes, a bustling seaport,
cargo opportunities when considering
established rail and truck routes to key
a new service to Vancouver. Air New
North American cities and YVR’s air links
Zealand and Oasis Hong Kong Airlines,
to 19 international and 27 U.S. scheduled
both new carriers to YVR last year,
non-stop destinations has helped put
helped grow YVR’s air cargo business
Vancouver on the transportation and
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A recent change to federal air
In 2007, YVR handled almost 225,500
cargo regulations is a positive step for
tonnes of cargo, up from 223,100 tonnes
further growth of the cargo business
in 2006. That’s an average of 618 tonnes
at YVR and the Asia-Pacific gateway.
of cargo a day.
Last month, the Minister of Transport,
YVR’s ‘Cargo Village’ is Sea Island’s
air cargo headquarters and is home to
approved YVR for participation in the
air carriers, freight forwarders, customs
international air cargo transshipment
brokers, trucking and courier companies,
program. This program will allow air
which occupy more than 92,900 square
cargo to be moved through the airport
metres of cargo buildings and warehouse
for shipment to third countries,
space. Thirty-eight of YVR’s airlines carry
which, in turn, will significantly
cargo—some exclusively, like Cargojet,
expand YVR’s network. For example,
FedEx, Purolator and UPS—and some in
cargo can now be flown from the
addition to passenger services, such as
U.S. into YVR, stored temporarily,
Air Canada and Cathay Pacific.
and then flown to a final European
New routes and services are good
destination. Alternately, cargo can
news for both passenger travel and the
arrive from overseas and then be
air cargo business at YVR. Increasingly,
shipped by rail or truck from YVR to
new airlines review both passenger and
a U.S. destination.
Upcoming Events April 8-10, 2008
Airport Expo 08
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV A gathering of GSE and airport operations professionals from all over the U.S. and key foreign markets, supported by the B.C., Saskatchewan and Manitoba aviation councils. Airport Expo 08 is not just a traditional trade show and seminar environment, but a real opportunity to see new vehicles and other outdoor GSE equipment in action. As the GSE and airport equipment industry’s own, focused event, it’s a must visit—whether you are interested in the diversity of products on display, from ramp to terminal, the live demo area, the practical and professional conference and workshop sessions or, perhaps most importantly, the incredible networking opportunities. What you will see: • More than 200 indoor and outdoor ‘hands on’ exhibits • Live GSE demonstrations outdoors on all three days • Practical and professional conference and seminar sessions • Networking reception (outdoor Hawaiian luau style) • Deicing demonstration and seminars • Alternative energy solutions. Register at www.airportexpo2008.com. May 3, 2008
YVR Aviation Collectibles Show (5th annual), in conjunction with the BCIT Aerospace Campus Open House
BCIT Aerospace Campus, 3800 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Booths full of civil and military aviation and airline collectibles, such as diecast, aviation posters, airline magnets, magazines, aviation clothing, badges, airplane photos and many more collectibles. Tickets: $5 per person; children under 12 free. For more information, call (604) 542-9664, or visit www.yvraviationshow.com.
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49,000 Readers Every Month $17.50 Per Col Inch
HARBOUR AIR SEAPLANES Harbour Air Seaplanes is the largest all-seaplane company in the world, and voted one of BC’s top 40 employers. We are currently recruiting for these great full time opportunities: Manager – Richmond Base and Flight Operations With a commitment to safety and service, the Manager will provide employees with resources and training to exceed standards and oversee aircraft scheduling. Requirements: Management and aviation experience; In depth knowledge of Canadian Aviation Regulations and Transport Canada Regulations; Computer knowledge; Advanced Excel; Flight Ops and Pilot license an asset.
Chief Pilot The Chief Pilot is responsible to the Operations Manger for the direction of safe flight operations, and the professional standards of the Flight Crew. Requirements: Transport Canada Commercial Pilot’s License and Current Class 1 Medical; 3500 hours of fixed wing PIC; 1000 hours float time; Previous management and/or leadership experience; Demonstrated computer knowledge and experience working in a Window based platform; Extensive knowledge under Part 7 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations, 703 and 704 Operations. For complete position details visit www.harbouriar.ca. To apply, email your résumé to email@example.com.
At Langara Fishing Adventures, we offer all-inclusive packages to our five lodges showcasing the very best of BC’s diverse sport fishing opportunities. From salmon and halibut in the abundant waters of Langara Island to steelhead in the quiet rivers of the Queen Charlotte Islands, our goal has always been the same: to provide the greatest fishing experience possible and to ensure the resources we rely upon are abundant, healthy and sustainable for generations to come. We are now seeking a:
Travel Coordinator – Full Time, Permanent A challenging opportunity exists at our Richmond-based office for a permanent full-time Travel Coordinator. In this position, you will assume the role of as the year round chief travel consultant managing all company travel logistics for our five
lodges. As the principal in-season travel coordinator, your primary responsibilities include managing the efforts and work schedules of other seasonal travel staff members, coordinating the transport of all guests and staff to and from the lodges,
We are looking for experienced “M” and “E” category Technicians. Experience on
and ensuring successful changeovers. Off-season duties include providing essential
type would be beneficial but not required. We have many benefits and
sales and office administration support along with other key administrative duties.
competitive wages to offer including RRSP matching and flight benefits. We operate a growing diversified fleet and have years of experienced as a community oriented airline.
We are looking for aircraft groomers. We have many benefits and competitive wages to offer including RRSP matching and flight benefits.
Front Desk Coordinator - Full Time, Permanent A challenging opportunity exists at our Richmond-based office for a permanent full-time front desk coordinator. In this position, you will assume the role as the principal administrative support to our dynamic leadership team. Reporting to the Office Manager, the front desk coordinator will be responsible for answering a high volume of calls, greeting clients and guests, maintaining current databases, along with a multitude of other general administrative duties as required.
We operate a growing diversified fleet and have years of experienced as a community oriented airline. Please forward résumés via fax: 604-821-0694 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Travel Coordinators (2) – Temporary (May 1 – September 30) Qualified individuals are invited to email a résumé and cover letter stating compensation expectations to: email@example.com
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Providing uniformed security officers since 1974. Securiguard is the largest, privately owned security firm in B.C. Securiguard is seeking applicants for security positions at the Access Control Points in the Vancouver Airport. Applicants must have previously held a full YVR Restricted Area Pass. Security (BST) training will be provided to suitable applicants. Apply with your résumé via e-mail to: email@example.com or by fax to: (604) 685-0013
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Help Us Help Others Donate to YVR Chapel (Tax Receipts given) Vehicles (Working or not. Free Pickup) Boats • Motors • Stocks / Bonds Life Insurance Real Estate, etc. For more information Contact: J. James (504) 690-5858 Or yvrchaplain.com
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ACCOMMODATION FOR RENT
Help Wanted Full & Part-Time Positions Available Apply in store
Close to airport. Newer building. Hardwood floors. No pets. $875 per month, includes utili-
Are you looking for a new career or parttime employment opportunity working with other aviation-minded people? Aviation World is currently seeking enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals for positions in our YVR store! Bring a résumé to the store and ask to speak to Gary!
Books, hobbies & pilot supplies
ties. Secured parking.
105-6080 Russ Baker Way (next to McDonald’s) Richmond, B.C. Phone 604.718.7400 www.aviationworld.net
Please leave message at: (604) 279-2579.
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Tel. 604.261.4878 Open 7 days a week: 10 AM – 8 PM 8554 Granville St. – 2 min from airport Between W. 69th & 70th Ave. Park in front or at the back
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Boeing completes 50 per cent design release for 747-8 Freighter
oeing has completed 50 per cent
allowing the airplane to accommodate
of the design releases for the new
four more main-deck pallets and three
747-8 Freighter. The program
more lower-hold pallets. Powered by
has released the 747-8 Freighter’s
GEnx engines, the 747-8 Freighter will
detailed designs to Boeing factories and
be 17 per cent more fuel efficient than
its suppliers in order to begin building
the 747-400 Freighter and 30 per cent
parts, assemblies and tools for the new
cargo airplane. “This design milestone is a tribute
“The 747-8 Freighter builds upon the
to efforts of the 747-8 team, our
efficiency,” said Bogue. “It will provide
customers and suppliers,” said Ross
nearly equivalent trip costs and 16
R. Bogue, vice president and general
per cent lower ton-mile costs than its
manager, 747 program and Everett site.
predecessor. The 747-8 Freighter will
“We are now focused on completing the
deliver the lowest ton-mile costs of
remaining design work and delivering a
any freighter, giving cargo operators
747-8 Freighter that increases the 747
unmatched profit potential.”
family’s leadership in the growing cargo market.”
efficiencies, the 747-8 Freighter will
The 747-8 Freighter, which launched
complement the new 777 Freighter with
in November 2005, is scheduled to
the ability to transfer cargo directly
start delivering in late 2009 to launch
between the two airplanes. The main-
customers Cargolux and Nippon Cargo
deck cargo doors on both airplanes
are sized to accommodate three-metre
The airplane will be longer than the
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pallets for easy interlining.
747-400 Freighter by 5.6 metres and
The efficiencies offered by the 747-
enjoy a maximum structural payload
8 Freighter are evident in the strong
capability of 140 metric tonnes with a
market demand for the airplane. To
range of more than 8,185 kilometres.
date, Boeing has secured 78 orders for
It will offer 16 per cent more revenue
the new, efficient 747-8 Freighter from
cargo volume than its predecessor,
10 cargo operators.
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