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Mar 27, 2020, 12:08 ET COVID-19 - Impact is being felt at YQB

QUÉBEC CITY, March 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Over the past two weeks, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has deployed extraordinary measures in response to the global pandemic that is...


Mar 09, 2020, 12:00 ET YQB Named Best in Class Airport in North America

QUÉBEC CITY, March 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has been named the best airport in North America in the 0–2 million passenger category by Airport Service ...


Mar 06, 2020, 07:00 ET Airport Carbon Accreditation - YQB furthers its environmental leadership and becomes one of the most energy-efficient airports in North America

QUÉBEC, March 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB)'s efforts to reduce greenhouse gases have once again been recognized, as the airport has received Airport...


Feb 06, 2020, 17:11 ET YQB and Cégep de La Pocatière launch a pet therapy project to relieve travel stress

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - We all know that dogs are man's best friend. And soon, they'll bring joy to many travellers at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). If you've...


Dec 21, 2019, 10:18 ET Launch of Air Canada Rouge's first international flights from YQB

QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada Rouge's first international flight out of YQB flew to Cancún, Mexico this morning. Surrounded by a colourful decor and environment, passengers...


Nov 21, 2019, 14:45 ET YQB enters an era of sustained development

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Stéphane Poirier, President and CEO of Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), was invited to address Québec City's business community as part...


Nov 04, 2019, 14:48 ET YQB welcomes the opening of an A&W franchise at the airport

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is pleased to announce the official opening of an A&W restaurant in its food court. This is the first in...


Oct 30, 2019, 15:49 ET Large-scale emergency exercise at YQB

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Dozens of emergency responders and more than 100 extras gathered at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) today to participate in a large-scale ...


Sep 12, 2019, 11:20 ET Inauguration of the Espace Wendake at YQB - Huron-Wendat culture takes centre stage at Quebec City Airport

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - This morning, the Grand Chief of the Huron-Wendat Nation, Mr. Konrad Sioui, and the President and CEO of the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport...


Aug 28, 2019, 11:56 ET New city bus routes to YQB - Greatly improved access to the airport site for passengers and employees

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The president and CEO of YQB, Stéphane Poirier, and the new executive director of the Québec City transit corporation, Alain Mercier, today officially opened ...


Aug 24, 2019, 13:53 ET Québec City residents join the 5 KM YQB race

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The first 5 KM YQB race, a unique event, drew 1200 runners from the greater Québec City area for the privilege of setting foot on the main runway at Québec...


Jul 04, 2019, 12:00 ET Paradies Lagardère opens a second Relay store at YQB

QUÉBEC CITY, July 4, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is excited to announce the opening of a second Relay convenience store by international giant Paradies...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:00 ET YQB expands its food offer - The Nourcy family to open its second Origine Café-Traiteur in fall 2019

QUEBEC CITY, June 7, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) and Origine Café-Traiteur by Nicolas Nourcy are proud to announce the conclusion of an agreement to open a ...


Jun 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Winter 2019-2020 - YQB enjoys more international flights to and from Québec City thanks to Air Transat

QUÉBEC CITY, June 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) eagerly welcomes Air Transat's decision to add more international flights to and from Québec City over the ...


May 10, 2019, 12:00 ET A first in Quebec: 1,200 participants expected to run YQB's runway

QUÉBEC CITY, May 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On Saturday, August 24, 2019, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) will be holding the first YQB 5K, where some 1,200 participants will have...


Apr 18, 2019, 11:15 ET Annual general meeting - Outstanding results that point the way to a promising future

QUÉBEC CITY, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A historic increase in passenger traffic, exceptional financial health, and the delivery of world-class infrastructures: Québec City Jean Lesage...


Apr 18, 2019, 11:15 ET YQB announces the appointment of its new President and Chief Executive Officer

QUÉBEC CITY, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - At its 2018 annual general meeting, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) took the opportunity to report on the process to recruit a new...


Apr 03, 2019, 16:48 ET ACI-NA Environmental Achievement Awards - YQB ranked one of the top North American airports for its environmental management

QUÉBEC CITY, April 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has been given an Environmental Achievement Award by the Airports Council International – North America...


Mar 20, 2019, 14:50 ET 2019 Employee Recommended Workplace Award - YQB named one of the best employers in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, March 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has won an Employee Recommended Workplace Award in the "mid-sized...


Feb 19, 2019, 17:40 ET Routes Americas 2019 - Mission accomplished: Air transport industry charmed by Québec City

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec City certainly impressed the hundreds of decision-makers and air transport industry professionals who gathered in the area from February 12–14 for...


Feb 13, 2019, 07:30 ET Routes Americas 2019 - YQB partners with a leading authority in the aviation industry

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - While in Québec City as a guest speaker for Routes Americas 2019, Nawal Taneja, Executive-In-Residence at Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business, ...


Feb 11, 2019, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Routes Americas 2019: Behind the scenes of the largest route development forum in the Americas/

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - From February 12 to 14, hundreds of influencers from the airline industry will gather in Québec City to plan and negotiate the future of air services while...


Feb 11, 2019, 07:30 ET Passenger traffic at YQB - YQB sets new passenger record for 2018

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - 2018 ended on a high note for Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). The airport welcomed 1,774,871 passengers, a 6.2% increase over the...


Feb 08, 2019, 10:42 ET Media Invitation - Routes Americas 2019: Behind the scenes of the largest route development forum in the Americas

QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - From February 12 to 14, hundreds of influencers from the airline industry will gather in Québec City to plan and negotiate the future of air services while...


Jan 31, 2019, 10:55 ET Routes Americas 2019 - Minister Mélanie Joly to participate in the largest route development forum in the Americas

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - In recognition of the importance and size of Routes Americas 2019, the honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie,...