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December 11, 2007 | General

EDMONTON – To recap our most current information, Transport Canada has directed that under specific protocols, some flight operations will resume at Canadian airports; see Transport Canada website at www.tc.gc.ca for details.

Advice to travellers:

 - CHECK WITH YOUR SPECIFIC AIRLINE TO DETERMINE HOW AND WHEN YOU WILL BE ACCOMODATED, AND BEFORE YOU PROCEED TO THE AIRPORT; 

 - Consider that airlines and airports are extremely busy, and therefore, on behalf of our airport agencies, we request patience from our travellers;

 - Heightened security measures are being maintained.

 - Travel Tips: http://www.tc.gc.ca/en/mediaroom/backgrounders/CrisisinUS_tips.htm

Airline Information

Air Canada
Reservation Line: 1-888-247-2262
Web Site: www.aircanada.ca

Air Transat
Arrival/Departure Info: (780) 890-7099
Information: 1-877-872-6728
Web Site: www.airtransat.ca
For reservations or more information,
contact a travel agent.

Canada 3000
Arrival/Departure Info.: (780) 890-4592
Reservations: 1-888-3000-669
Web Site: www.canada3000.com

Canadian North
Reservations: 1-800-661-1505
Arrival/Departure Info.: (780) 890-4290
Web Site: www.canadiannorth.com

Horizon Air
Reservation Line: 1-800-547-9308
Web Site: www.horizonair.com
(includes partner Alaska Airlines)

Martinair
Reservations: 1-416-364-3672
Web Site: www.martinair.com
For reservations or more information,
contact a travel agent.

Northwest Airlines
Reservation Line: 1-800-225-2525
Arrival/Departure Info: 1-800-441-1818
Web Site: www.nwa.com

LOT Polish Airlines
Reservation Line: 1-800-668-5928
Web Site: www.lot.com

WestJet
Reservation Line: 1-800-538-5696
Web Site: www.westjet.com

Airport Information Booth:
1-800-268-7134

Customer Service Lines (Friends and Relatives)
United Airlines: 1-800-932-8555
Air France: 1-800-667-2747
British Airways: 1-800-Airways
Asiana: 1-800-227-4262

Diverted Flights:

Airline Aircraft Origin Destination Arrival YEG Departure YEG
United B777-200 London (Heathrow) San Francisco 10:34 N/A
Air France B777-200 Paris (CDG) Los Angeles (LAX) 11:14 N/A
United B777-700 London (Heathrow) Los Angeles (LAX) 12:40 N/A
British Airways B747-400 London (Heathrow) San Francisco 12:10 Sept 12 – 21:50
Polar Air B747-400 Japan Chicago 14:08 N/A
Asiana B747-400 Korea New York (JFK) 14:50 N/A

The first of the diverted flights departed safely from Edmonton International Airport last night (Sept 12) at 21:50 to London. This British Airways flight was originally from London (Heathrow) destined for San Francisco.
Five (5) additional flight departures for the diverted aircraft have not yet departed.

Domestic Flights:

The first domestic flights, arriving on September 13th, were with Canada 3000 at 01:00, originating in Winnipeg and with WestJet at 07:32, originating in Calgary.
The first domestic flight, departing on September 13th, was with WestJet at 08:25, destined for Calgary and Abbottsford.

Media on-site at the airport are asked to report to the Media Centre located on the Mezzanine (3rd) level of Edmonton International Airport North Terminal.