sets delays across North America
Toronto Pearson Airport stop sets delays across North AmericaMarshall nike air max 1 Matchett changed into his blue plaid pajama pants when his flight, which included a stopover in Toronto, was delayed for a second time.
The 20 year old had been trying to get home to North Bay, Ont. since Monday morning.
Air Canada first delayed his flight in Moncton for two hours. He then waited an almost 24 hours at Pearson International Airport. Finally, he decided to rent a car and drive the rest of the way with a friend.
“I waiting for them to find our bags out of the 10,000 bags they have, he said. a mess. I was supposed to be at work yesterday.”
Mr. Matchett is one of hundreds of passengers affected Tuesday after Pearson imposed a “ground stop, cancelling all flights in and out of the airport, due to the cold.
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cold [caused] equipment freezing and safety issues for employees,” the airport nike air max 1 posted on its official Twitter account. Tuesday.
The delays have left many passengers displaced and uncertain about travelling plans.
Brenda Hutchinson and her husband are afraid that they’ll miss their son’s wedding in Cancun if the delays persist.
The couple left Moose Jaw, Sask. on Monday morning and drove about two hours to Regina, to learn that their flight through Denver was cancelled.
They found a last minute flight to Toronto and waited all night Monday night in the airport. devastating, Mrs. Hutchinson said.
Some passengers, however, were luckier.
Dave Langan and his wife arrived in Toronto on route to St. Louis, Mo. after spending 10 nights with their son in Zurich, Switzerland.
Their stopover flight was delayed on Sunday, however Air Canada provided them with a one night voucher to Four Points by nike air max 1 Sheraton Toronto on Dixie Road.
hotel was nice and the people were nice, Mr. Langan said. love to come back [to Toronto] for longer, but when the weather is better. Paul Vukson, with Air Canada Jazz airlines, has been on call since Monday, however all his flights domestic flights to London, Ont. and Sault St. Marie, Ont. were cancelled. He said he hopes his Tuesday afternoon flight to Timmins, nike air max 1 Ont. won’t be affected.
“The biggest problem is slippery runways. We need to be cautious because we can’t take the risk,” he said.