May 7, 2013
Vancouver, BC – Securiguard is pleased to announce that we have signed a four year contract with Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to continue providing Airside Safety Escort services. This key service ensures that industry-leading standards of safety are monitored and maintained for all personnel working in restricted airfield areas at YVR.
“Vancouver International is continually recognized as as the leader in North America for airport customer service and satisfaction. Equally important is their commitment to the highest level of safety standards, with an associated culture of safety for all on site. Our team of professionals is thrilled to continue this relationship providing enhanced airside safety services.”
-Darcy R. Kernaghan, President & CEO, Securiguard Services
The day-to-day operations of the Airside Safety Escort team are managed by Airside Safety Escort Manager, Perry Burritt. Compliance with all safety standards are monitored and evaluated by Manager of Safety and Security Compliance, Mark McKay.
Securiguard staff are easily recognized at YVR by their yellow and black, high visibility jackets and patrol the airside areas in clearly marked white vehicles.
About Securiguard Services Ltd.
Securiguard is Western Canada’s leading provider of corporate security through a focus on customer service, creating value for our clients, and caring for our people, community and the environment. We make people feel safe.
Securiguard has a long history in aviation security and in 1997 was the first private security company in Canada to replace the RCMP at a Class 1 Airport. Since this initial contract, our services have expanded to include other airports and aerodrome services in Western Canada. Today, our 24 hour airport security services include employee/tenant access control, security operations centre monitoring, primary security line patroller services, airside safety escorts, aviation safety and security training, and non-passenger screening services.
Securiguard is based in Vancouver with offices in Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, and Edmonton. For more info on our airport solutions, visit our Airport Security page.