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.

–-

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.

Report an error or send us your tips, photos and video.

Dustin Godfrey | Reporter

@dustinrgodfrey

Send Dustin an email.
Like the Abbotsford News on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

End drug prohibition to curb overdose crisis: Abbotsford advocate

Doug Smith with Drug War Survivors says removing criminal aspect would curb the crisis

Man sentenced for smuggling drugs and shooting at border guards

Nathan Hall was arrested in Abbotsford in 2013 after day-long manhunt

Developers to unveil plan to transform Aldergrove mall into new town centre

Community to find out new Aldergrove Town Centre plan for dormant 10-acre lot in heart of downtown.

Tensions mount over Abbotsford homeless camp removals amid cold snap

City calls camp removals a safety issue, advocates say actions risk health and safety of homeless

Abbotsford mom calls on PM to help bring home kids abducted to Lebanon

Shelley Beyak says her two children are Canadian citizens and should be protected

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

Next step includes cabinet voting on the controversial expansion

People gather for funeral of seven children killed in fast-moving Halifax fire

Traditional portion of the service will be followed by words from community members

B.C. weavers to help Alaska Native project honouring survivors of violence

Dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America will be weaving 5-inch-by-5-inch squares

B.C. skip Sarah Wark and team eliminated at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Nontheless pretty impressive stuff from the 24th-ranked team in the country

Twilight Drive-In announces open season start date

Opening weekend will showcase a double feature with Aquaman at 7:15 p.m. and Glass at 9:50 p.m.

Pope’s sex abuse prevention summit explained

It’s A high-stakes meeting designed to impress on Catholic bishops the global problem

UPDATE: B.C. ticket holder winner of $25.9-million Lotto Max jackpot

Next draw set for Mar. 1 with an estimated jackpot of $10 million

VIDEO: Giants earn 40th victory in a 4-0 triumph over Victoria

G-Men move within a point of clinching the B.C. division banner at Friday’s at-home game in Langley

Girl heard saying ‘Help my Dad’ in suspicious radio message on Vancouver Island

Police asking for help following mysterious signals from somewhere between Comox and Sayward

Most Read