Winter storms bring travel alerts from Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Porter

Winter storms bring travel alerts from Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Porter

TORONTO — 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.

Porter also has travel advisories for Calgary due to winter weather.

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: Toronto (YYZ and YTZ), Feb. 22 – 23; St. John’s, Feb. 22; Ottawa, Feb. 22 – 24; Montreal, Feb. 22 – 24; and Quebec City, Feb. 22 – 24.

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


WestJet’s flexible change/cancel guidelines are in effect for travel Feb. 22 – 23, 2023, for flights out of southern Ontario gateways, and Montreal.

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


Ahead of the potential storm, Sunwing has posted the following update: “Heavy snowfall is expected in Ontario and Quebec starting on Wednesday, February 22 and continuing into Thursday, February 23, with a total potential accumulation of 15-20 cm of snow over a 24-hour period. Parts of southwestern Ontario may also experience a prolonged period of freezing rain during this timeframe. Travellers with flight departures during this period are encouraged to check their flight status before travelling, and should allow plenty of time to arrive at the airport. We are monitoring the weather forecast closely 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 advisories for the following gateways: Toronto (YYZ and YTZ), Feb. 22 – 23; Ottawa, Feb. 22; Windsor, Feb. 22; Montreal, Feb. 22; Quebec City, Feb. 22 – 24; and Calgary, Feb. 22 – 24. Flights may be eligible for complimentary changes.

For more information on Porter’s advisories click here.

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