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December 11, 2007 | General

EDMONTON – Diverted Flights:

The fifth of the six diverted flights, an Air France flight, departed from Edmonton International Airport at 0220, September 14th destined for Paris.

Diverted Flights Recap:

 - Airline Aircraft Origin Orig Dest Revised Dest Arrival YEG (Sept 11) Departure YEG
 - United B777 London San Francisco San Francisco 10:34 Sept 13 – 18:55
 - Air France B777 Paris Los Angeles Paris 11:14 Sept 14 – 02:20
 - United B777 London Los Angeles Los Angeles 12:40 Sept 13 – 19:30
 - British Airways B747 London San Francisco London 12:10 Sept 12 – 21:50
 - Polar Air B747 Japan Chicago Miami 14:08 Sept 13 – 19:50
 - Asiana B747 Korea New York Unavailable 14:50 N/A

The Asiana flight is the only diverted flight that remains on the ground at Edmonton International Airport. We do not currently have a confirmed departure time for this flight.
Flight Operations Update:

Edmonton International Airport will operate a significantly improved flight schedule for domestic departures/arrivals today; however, passengers are urged to check with their airline to confirm their flight before travelling to the airport.

Information from our domestic airlines indicates:

 - Air Canada operating at about 90% of their regular schedule
 - Canada 3000 operating at close to normal schedule
 - Canadian North is planning a complete schedule
 - WestJet forecasts a complete arrivals and departures schedule
**Contact your airline directly for complete and up-to-date information

Information about flights into the United States indicates:

Northwest Airlines and Horizon Air have cancelled their flights from Edmonton International Airport to the United States for September 14 (today). Other airlines (Air Canada, Canada 3000) MAY operate; however, passengers need to check with their airline to confirm status of their flight.

Travellers should be aware that there will be delays at the airport. Increased security measures are being maintained, as directed by Transport Canada. Once travellers have confirmed their departure with their airline, they are advised to report to the airport two hours before a domestic flight and three hours for flights to U.S. and International destinations.

Airline Information

Air Canada
Reservation Line: 1-888-247-2262
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Air Transat
Arrival/Departure Info: (780) 890-7099
Information: 1-877-872-6728
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Canada 3000
Arrival/Departure Info.: (780) 890-4592
Reservations: 1-888-3000-669
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Canadian North
Reservations: 1-800-661-1505
Arrival/Departure Info.: (780) 890-4290
Web Site:

Horizon Air
Reservation Line: 1-800-547-9308
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(includes partner Alaska Airlines)

Reservations: 1-416-364-3672
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Northwest Airlines
Reservation Line: 1-800-225-2525
Arrival/Departure Info: 1-800-441-1818
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LOT Polish Airlines
Reservation Line: 1-800-668-5928
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Reservation Line: 1-800-538-5696
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