August 9, 2022

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Chaos at airports | Passengers in Montreal-Trudeau have not completed bailing

Chaos at airports |  Passengers in Montreal-Trudeau have not completed bailing

Passengers’ hardships at airports do not end there. Some will wait for hours in Montreal-Trudeau, while others will soon find out whether to move or cancel their flight.

Posted 12:59 pm

Julian Arsenal

Julian Arsenal
Press

The Aéroport de Montréal (ADM) will continue load shedding to get some relief, noting that morning and evening volumes will exceed pre-Pandemic levels.

“We are going to leave specific destinations temporarily,” Philip Rain‌ville, president and general manager of the nonprofit, confirmed in an interview on Wednesday. Press. We work with airlines. We should be able to make announcements in the next few days, if not in the next few weeks. ⁇

The main carriers at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport are Air Canada, Air Transat and Air France.

In the country, ADM did not escape the turmoil that rocked international airports in the United States and elsewhere in Europe.

Due to staff shortages, passengers sometimes have to wait for hours before boarding, which tests their patience. In Montreal, travelers also had difficulty clearing customs on the return journey.

“In each case, they have seized it, despite obstacles we can scarcely imagine,” he said.

He says it is up to the airlines to decide what changes to make. According to Mr Rainville, the situation should improve by the end of July.

More than half of domestic flights from major airports are delayed or canceled

Domestic flights to some of Canada’s busiest airports were delayed or canceled last week, an analysis firm said Wednesday.

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According to Data Wajo, 54% of flights to six major airports lost their schedules during the seven-day period between June 22 and June 28.

38% of flights were delayed, while 16% were completely canceled.

Montreal, Calgary, Pearson and Billy Bishop airports in Toronto and Ottawa and Halifax airports.

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