The Canadian government has updated its list of flights confirmed to have COVID-19 exposures, and 31 new cases have been detected on flights to and from Calgary since the last weeks of March.
Both international and domestic flights have been exposed to the virus since March 22nd.
According to the Canadian government, potential COVID-19 exposures have been identified on eight international flights, half of which traveled from Amsterdam to Calgary.
Affected airlines flying to and from YYC are American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
Here is a list of international flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 22nd to April 2nd:
If you’ve recently flown within Canada, inside or outside of Calgary, be sure to check the list below, as 23 new cases of COVID-19 on domestic flights have been reported by YYC.
Airlines with affected flights include Air Canada, Canadian North, Flair Airlines and WestJet. One of these flights could not identify which rows were affected.
Here is a list of domestic flights with confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 22nd to April 2nd:
“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.
If travelers have recently returned to Canada, they must be quarantined for 14 days even if they have no symptoms and regardless of whether or not there was a confirmed COVID-19 case on their flight.
Visit the Government of Canada website to check if your flight has been affected and for the most up-to-date information.