Media Advisory - YVR Unveils First in-terminal Pet Relief Area

RICHMOND, BC, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) invites media to sneak a peek at its newly-opened pet relief area in the U.S Departures Terminal. This unique facility, the first of its kind located post-security at a major airport in Canada, was built to accommodate passengers travelling with pets. Whether they be companion dogs, assistance animals or adventurous on-board, four-legged flyers, YVR has created a far more accessible and convenient relief area for dogs at the airport. 

When:

Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

 

What:

Access to new pet relief area and opportunity to interview spokespeople. An assistance animal will be onsite for photo ops.   

 

Who:

  • Reg Krake, Director of Customer Care, Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Brad McCannell, Vice President of Access & Inclusion, Rick Hansen Foundation

Where:

Meet at The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe, level 3, International Terminal Building, Vancouver International Airport. Then through security to U.S. Departures area.

 

RSVP:

This event has limited access due to security restrictions. Media wishing to attend must RSVP with name, outlet and title by June 8 at noon to media_relations@YVR.ca. Media who have not received confirmation of RSVP spot will be unable to attend.

 

Note: As this event is taking place in the secure area of the terminal, media must supply valid government-issued photo identification and undergo security screening.

 

Parking:

Please park in the short-term parkade on Levels 2 or 3. Parking passes will be available upon return of security pass at media sign-in table.

– YVR –

SOURCE Vancouver Airport Authority

For further information: YVR Media Relations, 604.880.9815, Media_relations@yvr.ca, Twitter: @yvrairport


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