Victoria International Airport

Passengers flying through the Victoria International Airport continue to risk exposure to COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 detected on 3 flights through Victoria

Flights included Oct. 13 from Calgary, Oct. 12 from Vancouver, Oct. 10 from Edmonton

 

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control continues to report COVID-19 cases on flights through Victoria. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

4 more flights through Victoria report COVID-19 onboard

One flight from Montreal, one from Edmonton, two from Calgary impacted

 

Passengers on a Sept. 30 Air Canada flight from Calgary to Victoria may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

COVID-19 case reported on recent flight through Victoria

Passengers on Air Canada flight 397 Sept. 30 affected

 

Passengers on four more flights through Victoria may have been exposed to cases of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 cases reported on four new flights through Victoria

13 flight exposures reported so far for September

Passengers on four more flights through Victoria may have been exposed to cases of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers on Harbour Air flight 216 Sept. 23 from Victoria to Vancouver may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Don Descoteau/Victoria News)

COVID-19 case reported on Victoria to Vancouver flight

Passengers on Harbour Air flight 216 Sept. 23 affected

Passengers on Harbour Air flight 216 Sept. 23 from Victoria to Vancouver may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Don Descoteau/Victoria News)
Passengers on a recent WestJet flight through the Victoria International Airport may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 exposure reported on flight from Calgary to Victoria

Passengers on WestJet flight 185 Sept. 17 affected

Passengers on a recent WestJet flight through the Victoria International Airport may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19. (Black Press Media file photo)
Three more flight exposures have been reported through Greater Victoria, including one on Harbour Air. (Black Press Media file photo)

3 COVID-19 cases reported on flights through Victoria

Affected flights occurred Sept. 6, 10 and 11

Three more flight exposures have been reported through Greater Victoria, including one on Harbour Air. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Capital Regional District is taking applications for its nominee to sit on the Victoria Airport Authority board of directors. (Black Press Media File).

Victoria Airport Authority seeks board nominee from CRD

Capital Regional District nominee will serve a three-year term as a director

The Capital Regional District is taking applications for its nominee to sit on the Victoria Airport Authority board of directors. (Black Press Media File).
Air Canada and Kelowna International Airport announced a new non-stop direct flight from Kelowna to Montreal starting this month. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
The Victoria International Airport has seen three flight exposures pass through it so far in September, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)

New flight exposure reported from Edmonton to Victoria

Passengers on Swoop flight Sept. 6 affected

Air Canada and Kelowna International Airport announced a new non-stop direct flight from Kelowna to Montreal starting this month. (Twila Amato/Black Press Media)
The Victoria International Airport has seen three flight exposures pass through it so far in September, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
Travellers on two Sept. 1 flights between Victoria and Vancouver may have been exposed to cases of COVID-19, the BC Centre for Disease Control reports. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

September flight exposures reported through Victoria

Two Sept. 1 flights between Vancouver and Victoria affected

Travellers on two Sept. 1 flights between Victoria and Vancouver may have been exposed to cases of COVID-19, the BC Centre for Disease Control reports. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Three more flight exposures have been reported through the Victoria International Airport by the BC Centre for Disease Control, bringing August’s total to 23. (Black Press Media file photo)

Another three flight exposures reported through Victoria

August holds monthly record of 23 flight exposures

Three more flight exposures have been reported through the Victoria International Airport by the BC Centre for Disease Control, bringing August’s total to 23. (Black Press Media file photo)
A record-breaking number of flight exposures were reported through the Victoria International Airport in August, as more people return to the air. (Black Press Media file photo)

August hits record-breaking number of flight exposures through Victoria

20 flights with cases of COVID-19 onboard reported through YYJ for August so far

A record-breaking number of flight exposures were reported through the Victoria International Airport in August, as more people return to the air. (Black Press Media file photo)
Artist’s rendering shows proposed Amazon distribution centre planned for Victoria Airport Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)

Victoria Airport Authority target of petition over Amazon facility

But online retail giant is a tenant of York Realty, not of the aiport operator

Artist’s rendering shows proposed Amazon distribution centre planned for Victoria Airport Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)
This artist’s rendering shows the proposed new Amazon delivery centre to be operating out on Victoria Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)

Sidney mayor calls Amazon warehouse a ‘suitable development’ for its location

McNeil-Smith said the development aligns with Victoria Airport Authority, Sidney’s industrial zoning

This artist’s rendering shows the proposed new Amazon delivery centre to be operating out on Victoria Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)
A new COVID-19 testing facility scheduled to open at Victoria International Airport (YYJ) on Aug. 30 promises to improve air travel safety and convenience, but not without a price tag as same-day results cost $375. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new COVID-19 testing facility scheduled to open at Victoria International Airport (YYJ) on Aug. 30 promises to improve air travel safety and convenience, but not without a price tag as same-day results cost $375. (Black Press Media file photo)
This artist’s rendering shows the proposed new Amazon delivery centre to be operating on Victoria Airport Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)

Sidney Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith praises arrival of Amazon

But the president of the Sidney Community Association questions the manner of the announcement

This artist’s rendering shows the proposed new Amazon delivery centre to be operating on Victoria Airport Authority land in Sidney. (Courtesy of Victoria Airport Authority)
This conceptual rendering shows revisions to the proposed warehouse in Sidney on land under the authority of the Victoria Airport Authority. York Realty, which plans to build, then lease the building, said significant changes to the massing and height of the building respond to community feedback. (Rendering courtesy of York Realty)

Amazon confirmed as Victoria International Airport warehouse tenant

Victoria Airport Authority, York Realty to work with area stakeholders to build roundabout at Galaran and Beacon

This conceptual rendering shows revisions to the proposed warehouse in Sidney on land under the authority of the Victoria Airport Authority. York Realty, which plans to build, then lease the building, said significant changes to the massing and height of the building respond to community feedback. (Rendering courtesy of York Realty)
Another 10 COVID-19 flight exposures have been reported through the Victoria International Airport, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control, bringing August’s total so far to 13. (Black Press Media file photo)

Another 10 flight exposures reported through Victoria International Airport

August at 13 COVID-19 flight exposures so far, up from six in July

Another 10 COVID-19 flight exposures have been reported through the Victoria International Airport, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control, bringing August’s total so far to 13. (Black Press Media file photo)
Passengers flying to or from the Victoria International Airport on four recent flights may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

Four more COVID-19 flight exposures reported through Victoria

Flights July 29 and Aug. 1, and two flights Aug. 3 added

Passengers flying to or from the Victoria International Airport on four recent flights may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
Passengers on two recent flights through the Victoria International Airport may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 exposures reported on two flights through Victoria

Passengers on flight to Edmonton July 27 and to flight Vancouver Aug. 5 affected

Passengers on two recent flights through the Victoria International Airport may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)