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News Release - October 27, 2023

Comox Valley Airport Welcomes New Marketing Manager

The Comox Valley Airport is pleased to announce that Grant McNeil is our new Marketing and Communications Manager.

"We are excited to welcome Grant to the airport," said CEO Mike Atkins. "He is an excellent addition to our management team and we look forward to working with him to further our vision of making the Comox Valley Airport the Gateway of Choice for our passengers travel needs."

Grant was born and raised on Vancouver Island and moved to the North Island in 2017 with his family. He has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in General Management and won an industry marketing award in 2018. His prior experience included senior management roles in the live events, sports, seafood export, ecommerce, retail and consumer packaged goods industries.

"I am thrilled to join the fantastic team at CVAC," said Grant. "This is an expert, collaborative group and I am excited to contribute toward its success. I am proud to promote my home - Vancouver Island - to visitors from around the world arriving through YQQ. The opportunity to help our local communities prosper from the various benefits the Airport brings to our region is one I could not pass up."

About Comox Valley Airport Commission

The Comox Valley Airport Commission (CVAC) is a federally incorporated, non-profit entity, established through letters patent in 1996. The nine-member Commission is broadly representative of the Comox Valley community and its members are nominated by the City of Courtenay, the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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Media Contact:

Grant McNeil
Comox Valley Airport
Phone: 250-890-0829 ext. 253 (o)
250-218-0039 (m)