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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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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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Behind the scenes of YFC’s expansion: get an inside peek at our project progress

It’s been an exciting summer here at the Fredericton International Airport. After years of planning, our ambitious terminal expansion project is officially underway. The work-site is off-limits to the public,…

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Canadian Airport Safety Week at the Fredericton International Airport

Fredericton International Airport joined airports across Canada for Canadian Airport Safety Week September 17 – 21, 2018. Each day, the airport community was invited to join us for a presentation…

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Emercency preparedness exercise at the Frederiction International Airport - Traning exercise

Emergency responders come together to build communication and test skills at the Fredericton International Airport

Safety first. We hear that a lot, but what does it really mean? At the Fredericton International Airport, it means that our people train year-round to continually upgrade their skills…

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Passengers departing at the Fredericton International Airport

Not so tiny, after all: Traffic numbers break records in 2013

If you’re one of those people who thinks of the Fredericton International Airport as “tiny,” this might surprise you: In the month of August 2013, YFC saw an average of…

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