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For aviation and community updates, partnering highlights, to our latest innovative initiative, this is the place to find out what’s happening at YEG.

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May 10, 2024 | Partner News Releases

New Edmonton Training Centre and Flight Simulator Improving Access and Increasing Aviation Safety

Français New Edmonton Training Centre and Flight Simulator Improving Access and Increasing Aviation Safety Kanata, ON, May 10, 2024 – Canadian North proudly announces a significant stride in advancing pilot training in Canada. A state-of-the-art Boeing 737NG Full-Flight Simulator (FFS)...

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May 3, 2024 | General, YEG News Releases

Edmonton International Airport sets the stage for its 2024/25 live music program

Français Edmonton International Airport sets the stage for its 2024/25 live music program YEG Stage is now accepting applications from local musicians May 3, 2024 (Edmonton, AB) – Edmonton International Airport (YEG) was the first airport in Canada to launch...

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May 1, 2024 | Partner News Releases

Porter inaugurates service between Montréal and Edmonton

Français Porter inaugurates service between Montréal and Edmonton TORONTO / May 1, 2024 – Porter Airlines has added its second Western Canada destination from Montréal, inaugurating service between Montréal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG). The new route...

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April 29, 2024 | Partner News Releases

WestJet connects Edmonton to one of the world’s busiest global hubs with its first flight to Atlanta

Français WestJet connects Edmonton to one of the world’s busiest global hubs with its first flight to Atlanta Departure of inaugural flight unlocks a world of opportunity for inbound tourism and investment attraction to Alberta’s capital city EDMONTON, ALTA –...

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Volunteer Elke Valentin standing in the terminal
April 17, 2024 | Blog

Volunteer celebrates 30 years helping passengers at YEG

Français Dedicated volunteer spends the past 30 years giving her time to help passengers at Edmonton International Airport (YEG) Elke Valentin has volunteered over 6,200 hours helping tens of thousands of people find their way at Edmonton International Airport (YEG)....

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Photo of two jars of snow in a machine. / Photo de deux bocaux qui contiennent de la neige, dans un distributeur automatique.
April 1, 2024 | YEG News Releases

There’s snow place like YEG

Français There’s snow place like YEG Spread the magic of winter around the world APRIL 1, 2024 (Edmonton, AB) – Are you looking for the perfect souvenir from Edmonton to take on your travels? Edmonton International Airport (YEG) has an...

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A photo of Leduc County's Nisku District South Fire Station building taken with a wide shot.
March 22, 2024 | Partner News Releases

Nisku District South Fire Station now open

Nisku District South Fire Station now open Français March 22, 2024 (Leduc County) – The Nisku District South Fire Station – the first full-time, 24/7 station in Leduc County – is officially open! The $6.3 million station, which is located...

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March 21, 2024 | Partner News Releases, YEG News Releases

YEG partnered with Wild + Pine to plant 50,000 trees

Français YEG partnered with Wild + Pine to plant 50,000 trees Edmonton International Airport supports land restoration in Alberta  March 21, 2024 (Edmonton, AB) – On United Nations International Day of Forests, Edmonton International Airport (YEG) celebrates its leadership in eco-responsibility,...

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February 20, 2024 | Blog

Waiting for a flight? YEG gives out free short stories!

Lauren Hunter, afternoon radio show host on Sonic 102.9, found the Short Story Dispenser on her recent travels through YEG! Français What will you do at the airport while you wait for your flight? Imagine the adventure you can have...

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YEG Stats 2023
February 6, 2024 | YEG News Releases

2023 at YEG: Innovation, partnerships and more flights to more places

Français 2023 at YEG: Innovation, partnerships and more flights to more places Edmonton International Airport reflects on an instrumental year of growth February 6, 2024 (Edmonton, AB) – Edmonton International Airport (YEG) reached more than 90 per cent of pre-pandemic...

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