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“Radical Change” Called For As Airports Grapple With Downturn

“Radical Change” Called For As Airports Grapple With Downturn

…change in the industry to make sure we’re competitive as we emerge out of the crisis.” Tamara Vrooman, president and CEO, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), was the second guest speaker on the ARRA/AMAC call. She called for expanded testing, along with stronger communications around the safety of travel, as a…

Vrooman To Head Vancouver Airport Authority

Vrooman To Head Vancouver Airport Authority

…private and public sectors, including through periods of enormous challenge, innovation and growth,” said Annalisa King, Chair of the Board of Directors. “This, combined with her comprehensive understanding of YVR gained by her nine-year tenure on its Board of Directors, will enable her to reimagine YVR as a benchmark airport…

Airport Actions in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

…providing staff with daily retraining on hand washing. Greater Toronto Airport Authority staff indicates that contracts with partners are confidential and declined to provide information about rent. (Added 4/2/20) Vancouver BC – Vancouver International Airport Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has introduced a payment deferral program to provide immediate support to…

Coronavirus Has Airports, Operators Preparing

Coronavirus Has Airports, Operators Preparing

…International Airport (SFO) spokesman Doug Yakel says the airport currently projects $1 million in lost revenue per month due to flight cancelations. After a record-setting 2019, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) expects to see traffic decline between 3 percent and 5 percent. “However, we are confident in the airport’s ability to…

Craig Richmond to Retire as CEO of YVR

Craig Richmond to Retire as CEO of YVR

Craig Richmond, president and CEO of Vancouver International Airport (YVR), announced this week he plans to retire from the airport in June 2020 and the Vancouver Airport Authority will begin a global search for his successor. Richmond originally joined YVR in 1995 and held various roles, including manager of airside…