Image: Canada flight delays. Image credit: Twitter handle of Marty Klinkenberg
Montreal/CMEDIA: Canadian airlines and airports’ flight delays over the July long weekend claimed top spots for more than nearly any other around the world.
While Air Canada ranked No. 1 in delays on Saturday and Sunday affecting over 700 trips in total WestJet and budget subsidiary Swoop placed third and fourth for delays on Saturday.
Toronto’s Pearson airport on Sunday claimed the No. 2 spot below China’s Guangzhou airport while Montreal placed sixth.
Air Canada’s decision last week to cut more than 15 percent of its summer schedule, accounting for nearly 10,000 flights in July and August with the Canada Day long weekend witnessing long lines.