YFC Blog

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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A crowd of people including employees of the Fredericton International Airport Authority and Lynx Air, two guards and a bagpiper from the City of Fredericton, stand in front of a Lynx Air plane.

Fredericton, there’s a new cat in town!

YFC launches Lynx Air flights to Calgary and Toronto with community celebration. The Fredericton International Airport (YFC) was humming with activity on June 12, 2023 as the capital region turned…

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Lynx running

The cat’s out of the bag! Lynx Air announces direct service from Fredericton to Calgary.

Pack your bags, there’s a new ultra-affordable carrier coming soon to YFC! Starting June 12, 2023 Lynx Air is launching direct service from Fredericton through to Calgary (YCC), with a…

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Holiday display at the Fredericton International Airport

7 Tips for Smooth Holiday Travel

Whether you’re a student headed home, a grandparent reuniting with your grandkids, or a business traveller doing one last trip before your holiday break, here are a few things to…

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