It's been said, somewhere, that Canucks owners TOLD Premier Christy Clark to stop wearing their jersey because the attendance at the games was plummeting in direct response to the advertising by the BC Liberal Government.
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Vancouver Canuck's jerseys were prominent on YVR's tarmac while Premier Christy Clark rolled out the red carpet for Virgin Sir Richard Branson arrival on May 24, 2012.
The new flights add an additional 960 seats per week from the U.K. between May and October.
Up to approximately 40,000 people a year to B.C. It will be a boon to our economy and strengthen our already close ties to the U.K. market.
When in British Columbia a few days ago, the delightful Premier Christy Clark accepted my invite to come for a kitesurf ride on my back.
One thing though - I forgot to tell her about the dress code! Well, here it is.
The offer still stands Christy!
September 3, 2014
Google Search Criteria: Virgin Atlantic drops YVR route
Virgin Atlantic will stop flying its Vancouver-London route on October 11 and will not resume seasonal flights on that route next year, the airline announced September 3.
The move is part of Virgin restructuring its route schedule to focus on “flying routes which deliver maximum profit or strategic importance,” the company said in a statement.
“We are disappointed to learn that Virgin Atlantic is no longer going to fly direct from Vancouver to London,” Vancouver International Airport Authority (YVR) vice-president of marketing and communications Anne Murray told Business in Vancouver.