UPDATED: Abbotsford flights cancelled in windstorm

Two more flights have been cancelled as of Saturday afternoon

UPDATE: 2:30 p.m.

Two more flights have been cancelled at YXX Saturday, as the windstorm continues to blow through the region.

A WestJet flight expected to fly out at 1 p.m. heading to Calgary was cancelled as of 2 p.m., while a Swoop Airline flight to Hamilton, scheduled to take off at 10:20 a.m., was also cancelled as of 2 p.m.

No further arrivals have been cancelled since this morning, and the departing flights, according to the YXX website, are still scheduled to fly out.

As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least one departing flight has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport.
Click on the photo above for the full, updated schedule.
As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least two arriving flights has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport.
Click on the photo above for the full, updated schedule.

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ORIGINAL

Flights have been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport (YXX) as a windstorm rages through the region.

At least two flights arriving in Abbotsford have been cancelled: a WestJet flight from Calgary scheduled to land at 9:21 a.m. and a Swoop Airline flight scheduled to arrive from Hamilton at 9:27 a.m.

After that, a Swoop Airline flight arriving from Edmonton, scheduled for 8:58 a.m. is now expected to land at 10:20 a.m.

Just one outbound flight has been cancelled so far: a return WestJet flight from Abbotsford to Calgary scheduled for 9:55 a.m.

Meanwhile, a Swoop Airline flight scheduled to leave Abbotsford at 10:20 a.m. for Hamilton is now expected to leave the ground at 11:50 a.m.

As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least one departing flight has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport.
As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least one departing flight has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport. Click on the photo above for the full, updated schedule.
As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least two arriving flights has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport.
As of 9:10 a.m. Saturday, at least two arriving flights has been cancelled at the Abbotsford International Airport. Click on the photo above for the full, updated schedule.

For updates from the City of Abbotsford on matters of emergency related to the extreme weather, such as road closures, check the city’s website.

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