Transportation

BIV's coverage of the transportation sector provides the latest news relating to roads, air travel, shipping, ports and beyond in Vancouver and British Columbia

First Indigenous woman-owned airline in Canada launches out of YVR

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Canada’s first Indigenous woman-owned airline launched out of Vancouver International Airport in Richmond Friday. Called Iskwew Air – which is a Cree word...

Building vessels overseas maintains low fares: BC Ferries CEO

BC Ferries would prefer to build its vessels locally, but in order to keep fares affordable it has little choice but to use foreign shipyards, according to chief executive Mark Collins. During a...

Port Alberni pushes container transshipment hub

$1.7 billion Vancouver Island terminal would reduce Metro goods movement congestion, proponents say

The Deltaport dilemma: Terminal 2 or Deltaport 4?

Landlord-tenant dispute brewing over Port of Vancouver’s container cargo expansion options

Port of Vancouver boasts back-to-back cargo traffic records

Port handled 147 million tonnes of cargo in 2018; imports rose by nearly 10% over 2017

Land-rich Terrace braces for LNG boom

Terrace to host storage and transit depot site for much work on the $14 billion LNG export facility in Kitimat: official

Prince Rupert quietly becomes a trade powerhouse

With record tonnage and a big expansion, port appears ripe for Ridley Terminals sale

Air Canada has temporarily suspended all flights to India from Vancouver

Air Canada has temporarily suspended service to India after Pakistan announced that it had closed its airspace. The airline states that two airports are currently affected by the airspace closures,...

NEB recommendations could impact all shipping

Chamber of Shipping says increased escort tug requirements will add more noise to already noisy waters

Why the price of almost everything could go up in 2020

International regulations on pollution from ships will have wide-ranging impact