Travel Alerts

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November 28 Travel Advisories 

  • Coral Harbour
  • Naujaat
  • Sanikiluaq
  • Thompson

Please follow the directions listed in the travel advisory.  This may cause delays or cancellations.

Please be advised that due to Seasonal Weather Changes, including Fog, Snow Squalls, Thunderstorms and Deicing requirements we may experience unexpected weather delays and longer than normal flight times.

We advise all passengers travelling to or from these communities on November 28 to check the status of their flights prior to leaving for the airport.

All our customers have the flexibility to cancel their reservation without penalty or to change their flights with no additional cost if flights are affected by weather or weather warnings (subject to space availability). If you wish to make changes to your reservation, please contact our Reservations team by calling 1-800-839-2256.

If you have made a reservation through a travel agent, please contact your travel agent directly.

Blizzard Warning in effect for:

An intense low pressure system is currently moving through northern Hudson Bay. Blizzard conditions developed yesterday at Baker Lake and Arviat, with wind gusts over 100 km/h and zero visibility in snow and blowing snow being reported. Blizzard conditions developed last night at Rankin Inlet and Chesterfield Inlet and are expected to move into Naujaat on Wednesday.

Northerly winds gusting anywhere from 90-120 km/h are expected or occurring, bringing widespread zero visibility in snow and blowing snow. Temperatures are expected to eventually fall close to -20, with wind chill values dropping to around -40 on Wednesday in some communities.

Blizzard conditions are expected to continue throughout Wednesday before finally tapering off on Thursday.

Approximate end times of blizzard conditions across the Kivalliq...

Arviat... overnight tonight or Thursday morning.

Rankin Inlet... Thursday afternoon.

Chesterfield Inlet... Thursday afternoon.

Baker Lake... overnight tonight or Thursday morning.

Naujaat... Thursday morning.

Travel is expected to be extremely hazardous due to reduced visibility.