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Stewart McKelvey Fredericton Marathon - Photo by: Stephen MacGillivray.

The Fredericton Marathon runs on community spirit

Photo credit: Stephen MacGillivray Photography At the Fredericton International Airport (YFC), we know physical and mental health are crucial for a vibrant community. That’s why YFC continues to be a…

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Art is for everyone: Bringing YFC’s terminal to life one piece at a time

Art brings a community to life. That’s why the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) has partnered with Gallery 78 since 2005 to host a year-round exhibit at the airport. Established in…

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Commissionaire Crystal Starkey and Customer Experience Specialist, Rosey Peterson smile at the camera.

Breaking barriers: Q&A with women in aviation

This month we’re highlighting some of the women who work at the Fredericton International Airport (YFC). From CEO to training instructor and aircraft maintenance engineer, Commissionaire, station coordinator, air traffic…

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A YFC employee drive the runway inspection vehicle (RIV) on the runway to gather data.

Cool, calm, and collected—YFC’s winter operations

New Brunswickers know winter, but you might be surprised to hear how much goes into keeping runways safe and operational here at the Fredericton International Airport. Keeping runways clear makes…

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Laura Sceviour smiles at the camera, with a plane visible through windows behind her on YFC's runway.

A smiling face on the front lines of a dynamic industry

To new horizons Laura Sceviour is no stranger to pursuing new horizons. She began her aviation career as a Customer Service Agent (CSA), moving on to a Flight Attendant, and…

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A snow globe sits on a green table with lights in the background. The snow globe has a green tree inside it with a star on top, a Santa, and a reindeer.

Travel tips for a smooth flight this holiday season

The holidays are a time of cheer and celebration—and busy airports! We’ve partnered with CATSA to bring you tips and tricks to make your holiday travel as smooth as possible…

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Mike Ripley smiles at the camera beside a fire truck.

Keeping safety first at YFC

Mike Ripley’s team works hard behind the scenes to protect the public In 1991, fresh out of university, Mike Ripley started working at the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) as a…

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Directing an orchestra in the sky

Tower controller Cole Hobson helps keep YFC aircraft traffic flowing safely Cole Hobson was a daily newspaper reporter on assignment when he first learned what air traffic controllers do. His…

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Steve Pelletier, Security Detail Supervisor at Fredericton International Airport (YFC), smiles at the camera in his office.

Safe and secure, with a smile

Steve Pelletier leads YFC’s security detail with a focus on service From YFC’s gates to its grounds, Steve Pelletier, Security Detail Supervisor at Fredericton International Airport (YFC), and his team…

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Patti Hollenburg, Owner of Chess Piece Patisserie and Cafe, stands in front of the Chess Piece logo.

Maritime Hospitality Meets French Technique

The Chess Piece at YFC serves up an exceptional experience to visitors, locals An evening shift behind the bar is proprietor Patti Hollengberg’s favourite time to work at the Chess…

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