YFC Blog

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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Scott & Brandon after the Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Two of the FIAA’s Airport Operations Specialists (AOS) were nominated to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge – an initiative that’s gone viral on social media, and aims to…

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4 a.m. is a beautiful time at the Fredericton International Airport

We recently invited local photographers Bang-On Photography to come take some shots of the airport, and boy did they deliver! They arrived at 4 a.m. because the busiest part of…

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Lester re-paints the runway lines at the Fredericton International Airport

Signs of Spring: Runway Maintenance

Did you know that every single line on both of our runways gets a fresh coat of paint every spring? The center lines get an extra coat in the fall,…

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Walking under an airplane: Practical AOS training

It’s not often you get a chance to walk around underneath a commercial aircraft. Or any aircraft, for that matter. So when Rick Tompkins, one of our AOS’s (Airport Operations…

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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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Wondering what really happened with those CanJet planes in the storm?

If there is a silver lining behind severe weather such as we received here in New Brunswick over Christmas, it’s in the sense of community that the storms brought out…

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