13 more Calgary flights identified with confirmed COVID-19 cases

Mar 18 2021, 1:39 pm

The Government of Canada has updated their list of flights that have had confirmed COVID-19 exposures, and 13 new cases have been identified on international and domestic flights to and from Calgary.

According to the Government of Canada website, three more international flights are confirmed to have had potential exposures, including a flight that travelled to Calgary from Amsterdam.

The flights added to the list include:

  • March 8: American Airlines flight AA884 from Calgary to Dallas (affected rows: 21 to 27)
  • March 8: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines/Delta flight KL677/DL9397 from Amsterdam to Calgary (affected rows: 18 to 24)
  • March 14: Delta flight DL4051 from Minneapolis to Calgary (affected rows: 5 to 11)

If you flew in or out of Calgary within Canada, you might want to check the list below, as 10 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on domestic flights passing through YYC.

The flights added to the list include:

  • March 5: WestJet flight WS3176 from Abbotsford to Calgary (affected rows: 4 to 10)
  • March 6: Air Canada flight AC215 from Calgary to Vancouver (affected rows: 12 to 18)
  • March 6: WestJet flight WS526 from Calgary to Winnipeg (affected rows: 5 to 11)
  • March 7: WestJet flight WS3115 from Calgary to Victoria (affected rows: 8 to 14)
  • March 7: WestJet flight WS3129 from Regina to Calgary (affected rows: 13 to 19)
  • March 8: WestJet flight 3178 from Grande Prairie to Calgary (affected rows unknown)
  • March 8: WestJet flight 3231 from Calgary to Abbotsford (affected rows: 1 to 7)
  • March 10: Air Canada flight 145 from Toronto to Calgary (affected rows unknown)
  • March 11: Air Canada flight 317 from Montreal to Calgary (affected rows: 34 to 40)
  • March 12: WestJet flight 669 from Toronto to Calgary (affected rows: 23 to 29)

“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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