Biggest airlines at YVR in 2015

Ranked by number of outbound seats leaving Vancouver International Airport between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015

Top 30 published in BIV's August 11, 2015, print edition. Complete list of 34 published same day online. Sources: Vancouver Airport Authority and BIV research. NA = Not applicable

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Rank '15FootnotesAirlineDestinations to/from Vancouver International AirportYear foundedMarket share 2014Market share 2015No. of outbound seats '14No. of outbound seats '15Percentage change in seats between '14/'15
1 Airline: Includes Jazz and Rouge Air Canada
Phone: 888-247-2262
Scheduled passenger and cargo airline serving Canadian, U.S. and international destinations 1937 43.37% 44.38% 5,038,297 5,456,361 8.30%
2 Airline: Includes Encore WestJet Airlines Ltd
Phone: 800-538-5696
Canadian, U.S. and Mexican destinations 1996 22.97% 22.91% 2,668,778 2,816,386 5.53%
3 Airline: Includes United Express United Airlines
Phone: 800-241-6522
Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco, Washington 1934 4.86% 4.73% 564,460 580,862 2.91%
4 Airline: Includes Horizon Air Alaska Airlines Inc
Phone: 800-252-7522
Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle 1932 3.70% 3.05% 430,004 375,372 -12.71%
5 Cathay Pacific
Phone: 604-606-8888
Hong Kong, New York (JFK) 1946 2.76% 2.62% 320,465 322,340 0.58%

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