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New federal travel restrictions to halt few remaining flights to Winnipeg from U.S.



a large passenger jet sitting on top of a runway: Starting next week, only domestic flights will be allowed to land in Winnipeg due to federal travel restrictions.


© Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press
Starting next week, only domestic flights will be allowed to land in Winnipeg due to federal travel restrictions.

Even fewer passenger flights will be taking off and landing at the Winnipeg airport as a result of federal travel restrictions coming into effect next week.

Starting 10:59 p.m. CST on Feb. 3, all passenger, private and charter international flights, including from the U.S., will go through airports in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal only. Cargo flights are exempt.

Meanwhile, Canada’s main airlines — Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Air Transat — have agreed to cancel flights

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