Media Advisory - Vancouver Airport Authority to Announce 2010 Winter Games
Operations Plan

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 9 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     On Tuesday, November 17, Vancouver Airport Authority will
              announce Vancouver International Airport's operational changes
              and preparedness for the 2010 Winter Games. A media conference
              will be held post-security, followed by a de-icing
              demonstration of an Air Canada Boeing 767 aircraft. The Airport
              Authority's new snow removal equipment will also be on display
              with spokespeople available to explain the new snow removal
              procedures.

    When:     Tuesday, November 17, 2009

    Where:    10:00 a.m. Registration at Vancouver International Airport:
                         -   International Terminal, Departures Level,
                             3 East Concourse, below the Fairmont Hotel

              10:15 a.m. Media bus departs and is escorted airside to
                         International Terminal (late arrivals cannot be
                         accommodated)
              10:30 a.m. Media conference and Q&A session
              11:30 a.m. De-icing demonstration on airfield
              12:45 p.m. Buses return to East Concourse

    Who:      Paul Levy, Vice President, Planning 2010 Olympic & Paralympic
              Games, and Don Ehrenholz, Vice President, Airport Operations,
              Vancouver Airport Authority; along with representatives from
              Air Canada and VANOC will provide details on the operational
              changes and preparedness at YVR for the 2010 Winter Games.

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               (xxx) IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION (xxx)
    This event is post-security and pre-registration is required for security
    reasons. All attendees must RSVP to media_relations@yvr.ca with their
    name and valid government-issued photo ID number by noon on Monday,
    November 16 to ensure entry.
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    Please park in the Economy Lot; parking passes will be provided upon
    registration.
    

SOURCE Vancouver Airport Authority

For further information: For further information: YVR Media Relations, (604) 880-9815, media_relations@yvr.ca


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