Vancouver International Airport officials said the airport’s operation is in good condition on Sunday because of work done before and through Saturday evening’s snow storm.
“It was quite a severe storm that hit us Saturday night,” Mike McNaney said, the airport’s chief external affairs officer.
“It was an important deal of pre-emptive planning that went into effect with our partners and thru that planning, it has definitely put us on a much stronger footing for Sunday.”
The airport official said operations on Sunday are between 88 to 90 per cent of typical services.
When it comes to flight cancellations, the airport is reporting a complete of 201 flights have been cancelled for Saturday and Sunday out of a possible 1,088 flights.
Crews on the airport remain busy on Sunday with its de-icing facility operating at full capability.
Very like Saturday, passengers are still encouraged to examine on their flights’ status through their airline provider, in addition to YVR’s Twitter and webpages.
“Passengers should arrive on the airport as much as two hours ahead of their schedule flight for travel inside Canada, and three hours for travel to the U.S. or a global destination,” airport staff said in a release.
“The impact of the overnight snow means the potential stays for delays and extra schedule adjustments.
“Our guest experience team and YVR staff are within the terminal supporting those impacted by weather delays and helping latest departing passengers (Sunday) morning.”
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