Some flights from Vancouver to Alberta cancelled due to YVR power outage

Oct 25 2018, 4:26 pm

A handful of flights were delayed and cancelled at Vancouver International Airport early Thursday morning because of a power outage that left most of the domestic terminal in the dark.

Power went out around 6 am, according to YVR.

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Three early morning Air Canada flights destined for Alberta before 8 am — flights AC200 and AC202 to Calgary and flight AC232 to Edmonton — were cancelled.  

Passengers were still allowed through security but some services in the terminal, including food service establishments, were forced to close.

Tim Hortons, however, remained open.

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Tim Hortons remained open during a power outage at YVR’s domestic terminal on Oct. 25, 2018 (Photo: Daily Hive)

The airport said power was restored inside the terminal shortly before 8 am but gates and the baggage system were still impacted — which caused some flights to be delayed.

International and US flights were not expected.

YVR asked passengers to remain patient through the ordeal.

– With files from Darcy Matheson

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