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Air Canada and others suspend flights until June as sector slammed by COVID-19

Air Canada and others suspend flights until June as sector slammed by COVID-19

Air Canada is suspending most international flights until June, while Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines Ltd. are cancelling all trips until May 31
YVR passenger traffic falls to 3,000 per day from 78,000

YVR passenger traffic falls to 3,000 per day from 78,000

Traffic has plummeted at YVR to four per cent of its normal volume
Expect vouchers, not refunds, for flight cancellations due to COVID-19

Expect vouchers, not refunds, for flight cancellations due to COVID-19

Airlines are only obliged to ensure passengers can complete their trip
COVID-19 grounds business for independent Vancouver travel company

COVID-19 grounds business for independent Vancouver travel company

"One thing is certain, none of us will come out of this the same.”
Cruise lines are planning for spring travel with guaranteed cancellation policies

Cruise lines are planning for spring travel with guaranteed cancellation policies

The cruise ship industry wants travellers to know it will soon be back in business, with some scheduling cruises as soon as April, 2020.
Mandatory quarantine kicks in at midnight for travellers returning to Canada

Mandatory quarantine kicks in at midnight for travellers returning to Canada

The feds have moved from "urging" travellers returning to Canada from abroad to self-isolate to mandating the two-week quarantine
Swoop suspends all transborder, international flights

Swoop suspends all transborder, international flights

Swoop reports that it has arranged 15 flights over 3 days to bring the more than 2,300 travellers home.
Sunwing is offering FREE flights for stranded Canadians

Sunwing is offering FREE flights for stranded Canadians

"It’s the Canadian thing to do.”
Visitors asked not to go to Tofino; town concerned about medical resources

Visitors asked not to go to Tofino; town concerned about medical resources

Visitors already in Tofino have been asked to make plans to return home
WestJet suspending international, transborder flights for 30 days

WestJet suspending international, transborder flights for 30 days

The airline will be operating repatriation flights with the Canadian government