COVID-19: Airline Information Updates

by Emese Graham

Updated March 19, 2020 

In light of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s update on March 16th, 2020, many Canadians, permanent residents, and their family members are looking for information about how they can come home from their travels. Others are wondering how their existing bookings for later this year may be impacted.

Our Expert Travellers and Travel Managers are working hard behind the scenes to ensure that our clients get home safely, get guidance for their travel questions, and can make confident decisions about their travel, present and future. For urgent inquiries, please get in touch with Flight Centre over the phone or through email or through your Flight Centre Business travel manager directly.

Otherwise, to help you stay informed about how airlines are responding to border restrictions and other COVID-19 precautions, we have compiled a resource list of your most popular air travel providers.

Air Canada* Air New Zealand Alaska Airlines
American Airlines Air France Air Transat
ANA British Airways Cathay Pacific
China Eastern Airlines China Southern Airlines Condor
Delta Air Lines El Al Airways Emirates
Etihad Japan Airlines JetBlue
KLM Korean Air Icelandair
Lufthansa Norwegian Airways Porter
Qatar Airways Qantas Scandinavian Airlines
Singapore Airlines TAP United Airlines
Virgin Atlantic West Jet*

*On Sunday, March 22 at 11:59 p.m. MDT, WestJet will suspend scheduled commercial operations for all international and transborder flights for a 30 day period. Learn more here.
* Air Canada announced it will gradually suspend the majority of its international and U.S. transborder flights by March 31, 2020. Learn more here.

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