Following the Government of Canada's Advisory to avoid non-essential travel to mainland China, Air Canada it is temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai effective Jan. 30, 2020 until Feb. 29, 2020.
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Air Canada's last flights departing Canada will operate today and the return flights will operate from Beijing and Shanghai tomorrow, Jan. 30, 2020. Affected customers will be notified and offered options, including travel on other carriers where available, or a full refund. Air Canada regrets this situation and apologizes for the serious disruption to our customers' travel plans.
Air Canada will continue to monitor this evolving situation closely in consultation with the Public Health Agency of Canada, Transport Canada and Global Affairs and will adjust its schedule as appropriate.
Air Canada currently operates direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
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