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(Lauren Collins photo)

Fog causes cancellations, delays at Kelowna airport

Air travel in and out of Kelowna has been impacted since Saturday evening

  • Jan 15, 2023

 

The Kelowna International Airport experienced many delays and cancellations over the holidays because of weather conditions. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Holiday rush slows down at Kelowna’s airport as majority of bags picked up

YLW’s operations are almost fully on-time after the holiday rush

 

A passenger checks her phone as an Air China passenger jet taxi past at the Beijing Capital International airport in Beijing, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. China will drop a COVID-19 quarantine requirement for passengers arriving from abroad starting Jan. 8. The National Health Commission announced the change Monday, Dec. 26, 2022 as part of the latest easing of China’s once strict virus control measures. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Wastewater off flights from China to Vancouver will soon be tested for COVID-19

Pilot project coming into effect alongside new federal mandate for COVID tests

 

A woman searches for her luggage at Vancouver International Airport after a snowstorm crippled operations leading to cancellations and major delays on Dec. 20, 2022. Two weeks later, the airport says it’s still working to reunite hundreds of pieces of luggage with travellers. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

About 1,500 bags still stranded at YVR following B.C. storm

Airport says it’s working with airlines to return people’s leftover luggage

A woman searches for her luggage at Vancouver International Airport after a snowstorm crippled operations leading to cancellations and major delays on Dec. 20, 2022. Two weeks later, the airport says it’s still working to reunite hundreds of pieces of luggage with travellers. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Kelowna International Airport. (Black Press file photo)

Holiday travelling woes hopefully waned with shuttle between Kelowna/Vancouver airports

Kelowna Airport has partnered with Cheers! Okanagan Tours

Kelowna International Airport. (Black Press file photo)
Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)

“This is really unprecedented’: Dozens of flights cancelled at Kelowna airport due to weather

More than two-dozen flights have been cancelled at YLW for Dec. 23

Weather causes delays at YLW. (Facebook)
The new shuttle service is a partnership between Tourism Golden, KHMR, and the Town of Golden through the Resort Municipality Initiative. (Photo/Tourism Golden)

New shuttle service running between Calgary Airport and Golden’s Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Two shuttles will provide daily service, as well as transfer on Friday and Saturday evenings.

The new shuttle service is a partnership between Tourism Golden, KHMR, and the Town of Golden through the Resort Municipality Initiative. (Photo/Tourism Golden)
The Kelowna airport is full of passengers hoping to get to their destination for the holiday season. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘I’m just a number, not a person’: Kelowna traveller re-routed and stranded in Victoria

Cam Lainchbury was told that WestJet does not have enough pilots qualified to fly in poor weather

The Kelowna airport is full of passengers hoping to get to their destination for the holiday season. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file

Kelowna airport memories could win you a free trip with Flair

The contest is open to all Kelowna residents

  • Nov 29, 2022
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file
Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Terminal expansion costs at Kelowna Airport soar due to COVID and inflation

Budget has increased by nearly $23 million

Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)
Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Terminal expansion costs at Kelowna Airport soar due to COVID and inflation

Budget has increased by nearly $23 million

Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna International Airport (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

WestJet, weather causing travel woes in Kelowna

WestJet cancelled six flights set to depart from Kelowna Nov. 6

  • Nov 6, 2022
Kelowna International Airport (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Flying into the future: New cleaning robots at Kelowna airport first in Canada

YLW has purchased 3 Greenco Robots to assist with facility maintenance

  • Oct 9, 2022
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Flying into the future with new cleaning technology at Kelowna’s airport

YLW has purchased three Greenco Robots to assist with facility maintenance

  • Oct 6, 2022
Ionut Bordieanu (left) with Greenco Robots and Neil Janssen with Bouygues double check the new cleaning robots at Kelowna International Airport before sending them off on their duties (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Conceptual rendering of The Sutton Hotel Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Luxury hotel to land at Kelowna International Airport

The development is a collaboration between YLW and Sutton Place Hotels

Conceptual rendering of The Sutton Hotel Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
The KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence at Kelowna’s International Airport officially opened on Aug. 30 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

KF Aerospace opens cocktail napkin dream, Centre for Excellence

The centre is home to the World War II Mosquito plane

  • Aug 30, 2022
The KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence at Kelowna’s International Airport officially opened on Aug. 30 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Security line ups stretched throughout the YVR airport in Vancouver Aug. 28, causing multi-hour delays for some travellers. (@KalebKorol/Twitter)

Security screener shortage to blame for multi-hour delays at Vancouver airport

Travellers told to arrive at least 3 hours before departure time Sunday (Aug. 28)

Security line ups stretched throughout the YVR airport in Vancouver Aug. 28, causing multi-hour delays for some travellers. (@KalebKorol/Twitter)
Kelowna International Airport. (File photo)

Kelowna Airport lands $500,000 in funding for terminal expansion

YLW has received $500,00 in funding through B.C.’s mass timber demonstration program

Kelowna International Airport. (File photo)
Exhausted travellers having a nap in the airport. (Carla Leinweber/Submitted)

B.C. woman collapses in airport after living there for days due to flight cancellations

Carla Leinweber, 66, gave up on her vacation after flights were cancelled countless times over 5 days

Exhausted travellers having a nap in the airport. (Carla Leinweber/Submitted)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham)

Canadian Snowbirds fly over Kelowna

They flew over the city to celebrate the Kelowna International Airport’s 75th anniversary

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham)