Biggest airlines at YVR in 2016

Ranked by number of outbound seats leaving Vancouver International AIrport between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016

Published on August 9, 2016. Updated August 18, 2016. Sources: Information from the Vancouver Airport Authority and BIV research.

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Rank '16footnotesAirlineDestinations to/from Vancouver International AirportYear foundedMarket share 2015Market share 2016Outbound seats 2015Outbound seats 2016
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 44.38% 45.84% 5,456,361 5,980,471
2 Airline: Includes Encore WestJet Airlines Ltd
Phone: 800-538-5696
Canadian, Caribbean, Mexico, U.K. and U.S. destinations 1996 22.91% 22.20% 2,816,386 2,896,237
3 Airline: Includes United Express United Airlines
Phone: 800-241-6522
Chicago, Denver, Houston, Newark, San Francisco, Washington DC 1934 4.73% 4.69% 580,862 612,362
4 Cathay Pacific
Phone: 604-606-8888
Hong Kong, New York (JFK) 1946 2.62% 2.45% 322,340 319,960
5 Airline: Includes Delta Connection Delta Air Lines
Phone: 800-221-1212
Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York (JFK), Salt Lake City, Seattle 1928 2.09% 2.27% 256,423 296,480

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