Sunday,  December 15, 2019  5:17 am

Major delays, cancellations expected at YYZ


Major delays, cancellations expected at YYZ
Photo: Toronto Pearson International Airport
Christine Hogg

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As a result of last night's heavy snowfall, the Toronto Pearson International Airport is reminding travellers to check the status of their flights, as major delays and flight cancellations are possible.

As of this morning, there were 537 total departures, 3.54 per cent cancelled departures, 540 arrivals, and 5.93 per cent cancelled arrivals


Air Canada delays 

Air Canada has also taken to Twitter to post real-time updates on affected flights being operated by Air Canada, Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express flights operated by Jazz.


All-day alerts as a result of snow are currently in effect for:

  • Boston (BOS)
  • Fredericton (YFC)
  • Goose Bay (YYR)
  • Hartford (BDL)
  • Montreal (YUL)
  • New York (EWR)
  • New York (LGA)
  • Ottawa (YOW)
  • Philadelphia (PHL)
  • Terrace (YXT)
  • Toronto (YYZ)
  • Washington (BWI)
  • Washington (DCA)
  • Washington (IAD)

WestJet has not yet released an update on any delays or cancellations, but travellers can check the status of their flights here.

Air Transat passengers can find out about any delays or cancellations here

Travellers flying with Sunwing can see their flight status here.

For a full list of delayed departures or arrivals, travellers and travel agents can check back here.


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