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YYJ Gets An Upgrade: New Departure Lounge Complete -
by Jesse Holth – With a continued focus on local business and a bright new design, the Victoria International Airport has just completed Phase 1 of a $19.4 million project to expand and renovate the Departures area. Operational as of September 19, the Lower Passenger Departure Lounge took about 18 months to build: construction began in March 2018, with preliminary work starting in January 2018. The 1,765-square-metre addition means passenger capacity has more than doubled, from 200 to 500, and the open-concept design features tons of natural light. “It’s created a very light and airy and contemporary space,” says Rod …