A $5 fee here, a $20 fee there … and suddenly you have a new $213-million domestic terminal area.
A new section of Vancouver International Airport’s domestic terminal is now open for business, featuring new shops, gates, lounges and artwork. The improvements were paid for by YVR’s airport improvement fee ($5 for flights within BC or the Yukon; $20 for flights elsewhere), which is automatically added onto ticket prices when you use the airport.
The new section of the 1968 terminal is known as the A-B Connector. In the past, passengers arriving from certain areas – like Prince George or Nanaimo – would have to go through security all over again before continuing to their next stop. Now, however, they can breeze through the A-B Connector and skip the security lines.
But given the new shops and services inside the A-B Connector, they might just want to stay and linger awhile. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s YVR Airport Gets Domestic Terminal Facelift