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Of Montreal, an inhabitant of Detroit has taken off with more than two hours late for getting stuck in Toronto.
The cold with the necessary de-icing aircraft, snow in Toronto, or even absence, unexpected crew have caused flight delays and cancellations Monday at major canadian airports.
In the early hours Monday, Air Canada issued on social networks, “a warning travel” by providing a ” changes to no cost bookings starting in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Ottawa.
The the departure delays have increased over the New year’s day, sometimes reaching up to five hours in the middle of the afternoon, according to the views of the sites of the airports.
In Toronto, the snow has complicated the operations of the companies and nearly 500 flights had already been delayed or cancelled at Pearson international airport at around 15: 30 local, according to the website FlightAware.
Hundreds of passengers, blocked, tried it on the social networks to get help, information or poured, more generally, their anger.
“You’ve cost us two days of vacation and a day of pay,” posted Carla Whyte on his Twitter account. Another traveller, Anne-Marie Robart spoke of “vacation ruined” expected for an entire year.
Of Montreal, an inhabitant of Detroit has taken off with more than two hours late for getting stuck in Toronto, where Air Canada is not proposed to him a flight Tuesday in the evening in spite of the two flights still scheduled on Monday.
WestJet, in addition to the weather uncooperative, had to apologize for the cancellation ” due to a problem of a lack of crew “.
“We would never bother our passengers in this way and we present sincere apologies “, the company said.