Expected winter snowstorm brings travel alerts from Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing

Winter storm conditions bring travel alerts from Air Canada, WestJet and more

TORONTO — Airlines including Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Porter have all posted travel alerts ahead of winter storm conditions expected to impact Ontario and Quebec today and tomorrow.

Here’s a look at what they’re saying …


Air Canada has brought in its flexible rebooking policy for passengers looking to make alternative flight arrangements for Jan. 25 or Jan. 26 for the following gateways: Toronto (YYZ and YTZ), Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec City.

For more information on Air Canada’s alerts, click here.


WestJet’s flexible change/cancel guidelines are in effect for travel Jan. 25 – 26, 2023, for the following gateways: Toronto, London, Hamilton, Ottawa, Kitchener/Waterloo and Montreal.

For more information on WestJet’s alerts, click here.


Ahead of the storm, Sunwing has posted the following update: “Heavy snowfall is expected in Ontario and Quebec starting Wednesday, January 25 into Thursday, January 26, with a total accumulation of 10-20 cm of snow resulting in reduced visibility. Travellers with flight departures during this period are encouraged to sign up for flight alerts and check their flight status before travelling, and should allow plenty of time to arrive at the airport. We are monitoring the weather forecast closely over the next 24-48 hours and will do all that we can to minimize disruptions to customers’ travel plans.”

For more information on Sunwing’s alert, click here.


Porter has posted weather alerts for the following gateways: Boston, Chicago-Midway (MDW), Montreal, Newark, Ottawa and Toronto-City (YTZ) for Jan. 25, and for Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto-City for Jan. 26.

For more information on Porter’s alerts, click here.



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