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Vancouver International named top North American airport

27 March 2014

Vancouver International Airport said it was named the number one airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax World Airport Awards in Barcelona, Spain.

Known informally in the travel industry as the Passenger Choice Awards, the Skytrax World Airport Awards are the global benchmark of airport excellence. Awards are based on passenger surveys conducted independently with stringent impartiality.

“To earn a fifth consecutive ranking as the top airport in North America as voted by passengers all over the world is truly a remarkable feat,” said Craig Richmond, CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority.

More information on the Skytrax World Airport Awards is available at

Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport. Canada´s second busiest airport, YVR served a record 17.97m passengers in 2013. Fifty-three airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 109 non-stop destinations worldwide. For more information, visit


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