YFC Blog

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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Pat Whalen tours the Fredericton International Airport

A Strong First Impression

A world of opportunity awaits Fredericton business LuminUltra, but there’s no substitute for in-person connection It’s been a record year for LuminUltra, driven largely by the company’s rapid development of…

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Departures entrance to the Fredericton International Airport

The runway to recovery: New Brunswick needs convenient and affordable flight options

As the COVID-19 vaccine starts to roll out this month, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel and we now have to turn our attention to the…

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How to Prepare for Holiday Travel

As one of the year’s busiest travel seasons fast approaches, here are some tips to make your trip as smooth as possible. Packing and security For details on what you…

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