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  • YYZ Recognized For Accessibility

      Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is the first airport in North America and second in the world to receive the Airports Council International (ACI) accreditation under the Accessibility Enhancement Accreditation (AEA) program, a first-of-its-kind program dedicated to airport accessibility. The program is designed to help airports measure, evaluate, and improve their accessibility management and culture. It is the only international assessment or accreditation program dedicated to airports’ accessibility to passengers with disabilities. “As the largest airport in Canada, we are leading…

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  • YVR Recognized For Climate Action

      Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is celebrating two accolades for its commitment and leadership in climate action. Airports Going Green awarded YVR with an Honourable Mention for Outstanding Sustainability Program for the airport’s Roadmap to Net Zero and recognized former director, climate and environment, Marion Town, with the James M. Crites Pioneer in Aviation Sustainability Award. Airports Going Green is a forum led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of Airport Executives. It brings together…

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    YVR Earns Top Carbon Accreditation

      Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has received Level 4+ Airport Carbon Accreditation by Airports Council International, making it the first airport in Canada and only one of three in North America to achieve this status. The Level 4+ accreditation recognizes YVR’s role in setting a course for its own carbon reduction while actively working with aviation partners to drive broader emissions reductions. “At YVR, we have a long history of innovation and sustainability and are proud to be at the forefront of creating a greener,…

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    Toronto Pearson Recognized by ACI

      For the fifth-consecutive year, Toronto Pearson has been named Best Large Airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI) – World, the global trade representative of the world’s airports. The win comes as part of ACI World’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) program. In addition, Toronto Pearson received the award for Best Hygiene Measures by Region in North America, as chosen by passengers, for the second-consecutive year. As travel restrictions ease, Pearson maintains a strong focus on science- and…

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  • Quebec Airport Achieves Global Accreditation for Health, Safety Practices

    The health measures in place at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic have earned it the Airport Health Accreditation global seal of excellence from Airports Council International. “The health and safety of our passengers and employees is always a top priority at YQB. From the very beginning of the pandemic, we quickly deployed proactive measures to ensure the airport remained a safe place,” says the airport’s president and CEO, Stéphane Poirier.…

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