The Canadian government has updated its list of flights that have confirmed COVID-19 exposures. In the past two weeks, 17 international and domestic flights to and from Calgary were affected in the past two weeks.
According to the Canadian government, five international flights operated through YYC are potentially at risk, one of which came from Amsterdam to Calgary.
Affected airlines flying to and from Calgary are American Airlines, Delta and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
American Airlines flight AA646 from Dallas to Calgary on February 28 failed to determine which lines were affected.
“A row is considered to be affected when there are three rows behind or in front of where a person seated has COVID-19 and during a period of time when they may have been contagious to others,” the Canadian website states Government.
Here is a list of international flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from February 26th to March 6th:
If you’ve flown domestic from Calgary, be sure to check the list below. Between February 25 and March 4, 12 cases were reported on domestic flights to or from YYC.
Airlines with affected flights include Air Canada, Flair Airlines and WestJet.
WestJet flight WS3270 from Calgary to Regina on March 4 failed to determine which rows were affected.
Passengers in affected rows (or all passengers if no rows are specified) must self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and immediately quarantine if they develop symptoms at any time.
Individuals should contact Alberta Health Services if they develop symptoms or have questions or concerns.
Travelers who recently returned to Canada from international destinations must be quarantined for 14 days even if they have no symptoms. Regardless of whether there was a confirmed COVID-19 case on your flight or not.
Visit the Government of Canada website to see if your flight was affected and for up-to-date travel information.