Coronavirus: Air Canada suspends 2 routes at YLW because of COVID-19 pandemic

Two flights at Kelowna International Airport have been suspended because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

This week, Air Canada announced that the Kelowna to Edmonton flight and the Kelowna to Toronto flight will undergo temporary suspensions, both from March 23 to April 30.

The suspensions were just two of many announced by Air Canada.

In a press release, Kelowna International Airport (YLW) said other routes are operating, but that they may be on a reduced schedule.

YLW also said WestJet announced the suspension of all commercial, international and transborder operations for a 30-day period, starting Sunday, March 22.

“The safety of airport employees, passengers and our greater community is our top priority,” airport director Sam Samaddar, adding YLW is committed to keeping the public informed about the constantly changing landscape caused by COVID-19.

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