eksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1305 posts, RR: 25 Posted (3 years 3 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2022 times:
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I have an upcoming flight from FLL on Air Canada. I am curious if the check in agent strike extends to the US as well? I doubt i can get on this flight by mere online check in hence the questions. By looking around,it appears that the strike is only in Canada (the Air Canada website refers to 9 Canadian airports being affected) but I am just trying to make sure there are no spill over effects on travel on the US side too. I would appreciate if someone can share their travel experience since the strike began.
The strike appears to be in full swing in Canada according to the news reports.
ac_b777 From Canada, joined Aug 2000, 809 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1918 times:
It only applies to AC customer service agent employees who are in the CAW. I don't think we have our own employees in FLL, so it would not really affect your flight all that much. There may be a minor delay on the inbound flight if anything.
The CDN govt said it will be legislating AC strikers back to work on Thursday if there has'nt been a deal reached.
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pnwtraveler From Canada, joined Jun 2007, 2241 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1885 times:
Just print your boarding card prior to arrival at the airport and take carry on to minimize delays. Management is maning the ticket/checkin/baggage-check counters. If you need those services it will just take longer. In all cases just allow extra time.
golfradio From Canada, joined Jun 2009, 766 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (3 years 3 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1802 times:
Check your flight for delays before arriving at the airport. A colleague of mine was to fly to PEK day before yesterday and arrived at YYZ 3 hours before to give himself time. Flight was delayed by 3 hours. He was at the airport for 6 hours.