COVID-19 warnings issued for nine flights linked to Vancouver, Abbotsford


VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The BC Center for Control issued COVID-19 exposure warnings for nine flights connected to Metro Vancouver on Saturday.Three of the flights have landed or departed from Abbotsford, while the other six are arriving or departing from Vancouver.

Air Canada, Swoop and WestJet are the airlines affected, and the flights all took place between August 14 and August 24.

Anyone on any of these flights, especially in the affected rows, is advised to self-monitor for symptoms for two weeks.

The full list of flights and routes is:

August 14: Swoop 200, Abbotsford to Edmonton, rows 25 to 31
August 17: Swoop 235, Edmonton to Abbotsford, rows 3 to 9
August 23: Swoop Flight 141, Hamilton to Abbotsford, rows 17 to 23

August 16: Air Canada 303, from Montreal to Vancouver, rows 35 to 41
August 17: Alaska Airlines 3304, Seattle to Vancouver, rows 12-18
August 18: WestJet 3355, Vancouver to Victoria, Vancouver to Victoria, lines 8 to 14
August 21: Air Canada Flight 8212, Prince George to Vancouver, rows 6 to 12
August 23: Air Canada Flight 128, Vancouver to Toronto, rows 19 to 25
August 24: WestJet flight 138, Vancouver to Edmonton, rows 12-18

“The information available here is updated as we become aware of flights with an origin or destination in British Columbia with a case of COVID-19 on board. If you have traveled to / from other parts of Canada and are concerned about potential in-flight exposure, please review similar information posted on other provincial public health websites, ”according to the BCCDC.


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