Victoria International Airport

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1 to its COVID-19 flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

COVID-19 exposure reported on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Rows 12 to 18 were affected on WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added WestJet flight 3185 on Dec. 1 to its COVID-19 flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
The BCCDC has added Air Canada Jazz flight 8081 on Nov. 26 to its flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

New COVID-19 exposure on flight from Vancouver to Victoria

Rows four to 10 on Air Canada Jazz flight 8081 on Nov. 26 were exposed

The BCCDC has added Air Canada Jazz flight 8081 on Nov. 26 to its flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
The BCCDC has added WestJet flight 3349 on Nov. 23 to its flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

New COVID-19 exposure on WestJet flight from Edmonton to Victoria

The BCCDC has added WestJet flight 3349 on Nov. 23 to its flight exposure list

The BCCDC has added WestJet flight 3349 on Nov. 23 to its flight exposure list. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added the Nov. 15 WestJet flight 195 from Calgary to Victoria to its COVID-19 exposure list. (Black Press Media file photo)

New COVID-19 exposure on WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria

The BCCDC has added the Nov. 15 WestJet flight 195 to its exposure list

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has added the Nov. 15 WestJet flight 195 from Calgary to Victoria to its COVID-19 exposure list. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria International Airport (YYJ) along with other Canada airports has received accreditation from a program assessing health measures. (Black Press Media File)

Victoria airport earns accreditation from program assessing health measures

Victoria International Airport launched its TravelSafe YYJ program July 1

Victoria International Airport (YYJ) along with other Canada airports has received accreditation from a program assessing health measures. (Black Press Media File)
The BCCDC reported exposures on flights arriving and departing Victoria last week. (Black Press Media file photo)

COVID-19 exposure reported on Victoria flight

WestJet flight 227 added to list of domestic flight exposures

The BCCDC reported exposures on flights arriving and departing Victoria last week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Recreational flying at Victoria International Airport has taken off during COVID-19, but so apparently have noise complaints (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Victoria International Airport sees rise in noise complaints

COVID-19 has led to increased complaints about propeller airplanes, with commercial air traffic down

Recreational flying at Victoria International Airport has taken off during COVID-19, but so apparently have noise complaints (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
The BCCDC is cautioning anyone who was seated in rows 29 to 32 on Air Canada flight 195, Sept. 23. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

COVID-19 exposure reported on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Victoria

The BCCDC is cautioning anyone who was seated in rows 29 to 32 on Air Canada flight 195 on Sept. 23

The BCCDC is cautioning anyone who was seated in rows 29 to 32 on Air Canada flight 195, Sept. 23. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A plane passes over downtown Sidney, shrouded in smoke from wildfires in the United States, on its way toward Victoria International Airport Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the airport said Wednesday that the smoke has not impacted flight service, unlike in the United States. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A plane passes over downtown Sidney, shrouded in smoke from wildfires in the United States, on its way toward Victoria International Airport Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the airport said Wednesday that the smoke has not impacted flight service, unlike in the United States. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
An Air Canada ticket station. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Air Canada flight that landed in Victoria

Passengers on the flight should self-monitor for symptoms, says BCCDC

An Air Canada ticket station. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
A COVID-19 exposure alert was issued for WestJet flight 538. The flight left Victoria for Calgary on July 29. Rows five to 11 are at highest risk, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
A COVID-19 exposure alert was issued for WestJet flight 538. The flight left Victoria for Calgary on July 29. Rows five to 11 are at highest risk, according to the BC Centre for Disease Control. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new report ranks Victoria International Airport as the most efficient airport under 5 million passengers. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria International Airport deemed the most efficient for its size

Ranking appears in a report comparing airports across three international areas

A new report ranks Victoria International Airport as the most efficient airport under 5 million passengers. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria International Airport rolled out a health and safety campaign July 1 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria International Airport rolls out health and safety initiative

YYJ limits who can enter terminal along with other added safety measures

The Victoria International Airport rolled out a health and safety campaign July 1 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Updated figures from the Victoria Airport Authority show the number of transborder passengers travelling through Victoria International Airport (YYJ) down 30.9 per cent in 2020 compared to 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
Updated figures from the Victoria Airport Authority show the number of transborder passengers travelling through Victoria International Airport (YYJ) down 30.9 per cent in 2020 compared to 2019. (Black Press Media file photo)
Province asks health-care staff to be ‘vigilant’ in screening for possible coronavirus cases

Province asks health-care staff to be ‘vigilant’ in screening for possible coronavirus cases

This comes after U.S. health officials confirmed a case of the virus in Washington State

Province asks health-care staff to be ‘vigilant’ in screening for possible coronavirus cases
Food service workers at the Victoria International Airport demonstrate to bring attention to contract negotiations that have now lasted more than a year-and-a-half with their employer, Compass Group Canada. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)

Food service workers at Victoria airport protest for second time in four months

Negotiations continue to drag on with employer Compass Group Canada, VAA refuses to engage

Food service workers at the Victoria International Airport demonstrate to bring attention to contract negotiations that have now lasted more than a year-and-a-half with their employer, Compass Group Canada. (Kristyn Anthony/News staff)