31 Calgary flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases since March

Apr 6 2021, 11:19 am

The Government of Canada has updated their list of flights that have had confirmed COVID-19 exposures, and 31 new cases have been identified on flights to and from Calgary since the final weeks of March.

Both international and domestic flights have had exposure to the virus since March 22.

According to the Government of Canada, eight international flights are confirmed to have had potential COVID-19 exposures, half of which were traveling from Amsterdam to Calgary.

Affected airlines heading to and from YYC include American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Here’s a list of international flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 22 to April 2:

Calgary flights covid-19 cases

Government of Canada

If you flew in or out of Calgary within Canada recently, you might want to check the list below, as 23 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on domestic flights passing through YYC.

Airlines with affected flights include Air Canada, Canadian North, Flair Airlines, and WestJet. One of these flights was unable to identify which rows were affected.

Here’s a list of domestic flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 22 to April 2:

Government of Canada

“A row is considered affected if it’s three rows behind or in front of where a seated person is confirmed to have COVID-19, and during a period when they may have been infectious to others,” reads the Government of Canada’s website.

If travellers have recently returned to Canada, they must quarantine for 14 days even if they don’t have any symptoms, and regardless of whether or not there was a confirmed COVID-19 case on their flight.

Visit the Government of Canada’s website to check if your flight was affected and to find the most up-to-date information.

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