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

Last Updated Aug 29, 2020 at 11:23 pm PDT

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

Anyone on one of these flights, particularly in affected rows, is asked to self-monitor for symptoms for two weeks

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The BC Centre for Disease Control issued COVID-19 exposure warnings for nine flights connected to Metro Vancouver Saturday.

Three of the flights either landed in or took off from Abbotsford, while the other six arrived at or departed from Vancouver.

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

Anyone on one of these flights, particularly in affected rows, is asked to self-monitor for symptoms for two weeks.

The complete list of flights and rows is:

  • Aug 14: Swoop 200, Abbotsford to Edmonton, rows 25 to 31
  • Aug 17: Swoop 235, Edmonton to Abbotsford, rows 3 to 9
  • Aug 23: Swoop Flight 141, Hamilton to Abbotsford, rows 17 to 23
  • Aug 16: Air Canada 303, Montreal to Vancouver, rows 35 to 41
  • Aug 17: Alaska Airlines 3304, Seattle to Vancouver, rows 12 to 18
  • Aug 18: WestJet 3355, Vancouver to Victoria, Vancouver to Victoria, rows 8 to 14
  • Aug 21: Air Canada flight 8212, Prince George to Vancouver, rows 6 to 12
  • Aug 23: Air Canada Flight 128, Vancouver to Toronto, rows 19 to 25
  • Aug 24: WestJet Flight 138, Vancouver to Edmonton, rows 12 to 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 travelled to/from other parts of Canada, and are concerned about potential in-flight exposure, please check for similar information posted on other provincial public health web sites,” according to the BCCDC.”