Vancouver Airport Services

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Vantage Airport Group
Founded Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (1994 (1994))
Headquarters Vancouver, BC
Number of locations 9 airports
Area served

British Columbia - Fort St. John; Kamloops
Ontario - Hamilton
New Brunswick - Moncton
Caribbean - Nassau, Bahamas; Montego Bay, Jamaica
South America - Santiago, Chile

Middle East - Cyprus
Key people George H. Casey
President and CEO
Services Airport authority
Parent Vancouver Airport Authority
Subsidiaries North Peace Airport Services Limited
Tradeport International Corporation
Kamloops Airport Limited
Website http://www.vantageairportgroup.com

Vantage Airport Group (formerly Vancouver Airport Services or YVRAS) is an airport management company with 9[1] airports worldwide. It is a subsidiary of the Vancouver Airport Authority[2] which manages Vancouver International Airport.

In 1992 Transport Canada transferred operations of the Vancouver International Airport to the Vancouver Airport Authority.

Expansion beyond YVR[edit]

YVRAS was part of a consortium that was going to privatize Midway Airport in Chicago. In April 2009 the deal fell through.[3]

Vantage provides management services to various airports owned by Vantage or via a consortium:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.vantageairportgroup.com/ Vantage Airport Group website
  2. ^ http://www.yvr.ca/en/VantageAirportGroup.aspx Subsidiary of the Vancouver Airport Authority
  3. ^ Midway Airport deal falls apart: Consortium can't borrow cash needed to finance deal - Chicago Tribune - April 21, 2009
  4. ^ Toronto Star, "B.C. firm linked to airport", Bruce Campion-Smith & Tonda MacCharles, 21 April 2009 (accessed 25 April 2009)
  5. ^ Toronto Star, "Workers 'followed procedures' in allowing hijacker on plane", Andrew Chung, 22 April 2009 (accessed 25 April 2009)