Victoria International Airport

This sign cautioning of a bear currently greets users of the Flight Path, a 9.3 km bike-and-walking trail around Victoria International Airport. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Victoria International Airport Authority warns of bear on popular path

Sign posted along the Flight Path reads, ‘caution – bear in area’

 

Letter writer questions the propriety of Sidney council objecting to a warehouse development on lands controlled by the Victoria Airport Authority. (York Realty/Submitted).

LETTER: Sidney council shows gall questioning VAA warehouse project

Re: Sidney calls on airport to improve design of warehouse (News Review,…

  • May 24, 2021

 

This rendering shows the proposed warehouse for lands under the authority of the Victoria Airport Authority near a Sidney residential neighbourhood. (York Reality/Submitted).

Community leader calls for broader engagement in Sidney around warehouse proposal

More consultation alone not enough to address residents’ concerns: Steve Duck

 

A reader writes that the Victoria Airport Authority has other options to avoid getting into the land leasing business. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Higher user fees should fund airport authority, not land rentals

Victoria Airport Authority’s primary mandate is to run the airport, not a…

  • May 23, 2021
A reader writes that the Victoria Airport Authority has other options to avoid getting into the land leasing business. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria International Airport saw its revenues plummet in 2020. Officials hope a proposed warehouse will be a significant revenue generator. (Black Press Media file photo)

Head of Victoria Airport Authority makes economic pitch for Sidney warehouse project

Geoff Dickson said Sidney stands to earn $325,000 in annual taxes

The Victoria International Airport saw its revenues plummet in 2020. Officials hope a proposed warehouse will be a significant revenue generator. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers onboard WestJet flight 3116 from Victoria to Calgary May 5 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

New flight exposure reported between Calgary and Victoria

Passengers on WestJet flight 3116 May 5 affected

Passengers onboard WestJet flight 3116 from Victoria to Calgary May 5 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)
This rendering shows the proposed warehouse for lands under the authority of the Victoria Airport Authority near a Sidney residential neighbourhood. (York Realty/Submitted).

Sidney calls on Victoria Airport Authority to improve design of planned warehouse

Council stops short of a definitive statement for or against proposal

This rendering shows the proposed warehouse for lands under the authority of the Victoria Airport Authority near a Sidney residential neighbourhood. (York Realty/Submitted).
Passengers onboard WestJet flight 3295 from Calgary to Victoria May 2 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 exposure reported on Calgary to Victoria flight

Passengers on WestJet flight 3295 May 2 affected

Passengers onboard WestJet flight 3295 from Calgary to Victoria May 2 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
The number of passengers through the Victoria International Airport has plummeted since COVID-19 hit. (Black Press Media file photo)
The number of passengers through the Victoria International Airport has plummeted since COVID-19 hit. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers onboard WestJet flights 3115 April 27 and 3295 April 29 from Calgary to Victoria may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two flight exposures reported from Calgary to Victoria

Passengers on WestJet flights 3115 April 27 and 3295 April 29 affected

Passengers onboard WestJet flights 3115 April 27 and 3295 April 29 from Calgary to Victoria may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
This rendering appears in the documents that York Reality submitted to the Town of Sidney for its warehouse proposal on a triangular-shaped lot on the north side of Beacon Avenue West between Galaran and McDonald Park roads. (Rendering from Town of Sidney agenda)

23-metre tall warehouse pitched for airport lot next to Sidney neighbourhood

Lot near Galaran Road lies on Victoria Airport Authority land, outside Sidney’s control

This rendering appears in the documents that York Reality submitted to the Town of Sidney for its warehouse proposal on a triangular-shaped lot on the north side of Beacon Avenue West between Galaran and McDonald Park roads. (Rendering from Town of Sidney agenda)
Passengers onboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 April 21 and Harbour Air flight 238 April 1 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Two flights between Vancouver and Victoria added to exposures list

An April 21 Air Canada Jazz flight and an April 1 Harbour Air flight added

Passengers onboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 April 21 and Harbour Air flight 238 April 1 may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
Passengers in rows nine to 15 on WestJet flight 3115 from Calgary to Victoria April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

New exposure reported on flight from Calgary to Victoria

Passengers on WestJet flight 3115 April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19

Passengers in rows nine to 15 on WestJet flight 3115 from Calgary to Victoria April 22 may have been exposed to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
A total of 10 flight exposures have affected the Victoria International Airport in April so far, making it the highest monthly total since the start of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria hits record-breaking number of monthly COVID-19 flight exposures

As of April 21, 10 flight exposures reported for the month

A total of 10 flight exposures have affected the Victoria International Airport in April so far, making it the highest monthly total since the start of the pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Three new flight exposures have been reported departing from or arriving at the Victoria International Airport between April 7 and 11. (File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Three flight exposures reported at Victoria International Airport

One flight on April 7 and two on April 11 had confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard

Three new flight exposures have been reported departing from or arriving at the Victoria International Airport between April 7 and 11. (File photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Passengers in rows four to 10 onboard WestJet flight 449 from Calgary to Victoria April 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

Flight from Calgary to Victoria added to COVID-19 exposure list

Passengers onboard WestJet flight 449 April 6 affected

Passengers in rows four to 10 onboard WestJet flight 449 from Calgary to Victoria April 6 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers in rows 15 to 20 aboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 from Vancouver to Victoria March 26 were potentially exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

New flight exposure reported from Vancouver to Victoria

YYJ has seen the lowest number of monthly flight exposures since September

Passengers in rows 15 to 20 aboard Air Canada Jazz flight 8079 from Vancouver to Victoria March 26 were potentially exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Transport Canada does not list Victoria International Airport as an internationally designated airport, but one official says the airport is not about to lose that designation. (Black Press Media File)

Victoria International Airport does not appear on list of international airports in Canada

Airport official says YYJ is not about to lose international designation

Transport Canada does not list Victoria International Airport as an internationally designated airport, but one official says the airport is not about to lose that designation. (Black Press Media File)
Passengers in rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 from Calgary to Victoria were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

COVID-19 case reported on flight from Calgary to Victoria

Rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 affected

Passengers in rows eight to 14 on WestJet flight 3115 March 7 from Calgary to Victoria were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)
Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria Feb. 28 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

COVID-19 exposure found on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 Feb. 28 affected

  • Mar 4, 2021
Passengers in rows 13 to 19 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8069 from Vancouver to Victoria Feb. 28 were exposed to a case of COVID-19. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)