Why are flights to U.S. from Canada increasing despite the enormous surge in COVID-19 cases?

Why are flights to U.S. from Canada increasing despite the enormous surge in COVID-19 cases? 1

 

The U.S. border is more open than advertised, and airlines are adding flights down. Tyson Fedor reports.

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38 Comments on "Why are flights to U.S. from Canada increasing despite the enormous surge in COVID-19 cases?"

  1. Aime Bouchard | July 8, 2020 at 2:01 PM | Reply

    cases are not deaths

  2. Sisca Sisca | July 8, 2020 at 2:13 PM | Reply

    Why? I don’t like it at all

  3. Clinton Tate | July 8, 2020 at 2:13 PM | Reply

    Because they are a business and they have bills to pay…

  4. Krystal Morrow | July 8, 2020 at 2:17 PM | Reply

    Because we need more cases to try to validate the destruction of the economy all the borrowing massive unemployment /massive closer of business over a virus that kills less then the influenza going to have heads rolling by the end of this let me tell you!

  5. mable elliott | July 8, 2020 at 2:28 PM | Reply

    So wrong

    • Rebecca Brown | July 8, 2020 at 3:04 PM | Reply

      Nothing about this convid has been right…absolutely nothing. Thankfully, some are wising up to it.

  6. Only the rich can travel 😏

  7. Dave Gamble | July 8, 2020 at 2:55 PM | Reply

    Why are flights still coming in from Wuhan China answer that one

    • Anna Aziccy | July 8, 2020 at 6:55 PM | Reply

      This is ridiculous while we need to stay home

    • On Time Reports | July 8, 2020 at 7:59 PM | Reply

      Your source? There are currently no non-stop flights between Wuhan (WUH) and Canada. However, eligible passengers from WUH can reach Canada via one-stop connections through various hubs like PEK, PVG, CAN & NRT or through two-stop connections via hubs like LHR, FRA, ICN, CDG, MUC, LAX, JFK.

    • cause there is 0 case in Wuhan China right now?

    • Scott Carey | July 8, 2020 at 9:39 PM | Reply

      To make Canadians Die?

  8. Heather Whittaker | July 8, 2020 at 3:15 PM | Reply

    Opening flights to the worst hit country…but not to the uk? You screwed my 4 month commitment in england….so not impressed..

    • Worst hit? You’re leaving a lot out eh, like population vs cases and deaths. Quit drinking the liberal kool aid

  9. Michael Barry | July 8, 2020 at 3:22 PM | Reply

    Not everyone is afraid of the rona

    • Michael Barry | July 8, 2020 at 4:23 PM | Reply

      @TPC TreesPottingchic I will, and I’ll recover just fine because I’m not 80+ with underlying health conditions.

    • Tortuga Verde | July 8, 2020 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      Don’t know what is underlying until you got it. Go ahead though. Take your chances with a pandemic level mutating virus. You can help thin the herd or you might infect someone you love who is more susceptible. Assuming, of course, you know what love is.

    • Jorge Sweet | July 8, 2020 at 9:01 PM | Reply

      @Tortuga Verde the virus doesnt infect and kill millions out protestering though or plp in walmarts , fast food joints , liquor stores ect..

    • @Tortuga Verde fine.. don’t fly.. don’t go to the store.. don’t go out.. hide in the basement.
      Maybe we can go back to horse travel. Or screwing in trees.

    • Tortuga Verde | July 8, 2020 at 10:46 PM | Reply

      @TominBach or…I could just follow basic instructions, wear a mask, social distance, and not pretend there isn’t a pandemic because it hurts my feelings 😂

  10. Charles Yuzicappi | July 8, 2020 at 4:28 PM | Reply

    The Canadian border never closed, we had more flights from hotspots epicenters etc since the beginning of the wuhan flu

  11. Andrew's Tip | July 8, 2020 at 5:26 PM | Reply

    Great Channel!

  12. Silvia Logan | July 8, 2020 at 5:28 PM | Reply

    I am definitely not going to United States until the coronavirus there is put completely under control.

  13. Lmao someone I know just visited mexico

  14. 💚

  15. I love everyone

  16. On Time Reports | July 8, 2020 at 8:01 PM | Reply

    Actually WestJet is already flying from Calgary (YYC) to Los Angeles (LAX), Las Vegas (LAS), Atlanta (ATL). Only WestJet’s Toronto (YYZ) – Cancun (CUN) route is starting in a few days.

  17. 7charlierox | July 8, 2020 at 8:27 PM | Reply

    No Americans . No China flights would make a better Canada .

  18. Scott Carey | July 8, 2020 at 9:42 PM | Reply

    Canadian Ancestry or go back home!

  19. Justin Marion | July 8, 2020 at 9:44 PM | Reply

    Stop it now!

  20. Maybe it was increasing because statistically, it was so low during the pandemic and now this is the pent up demand. At first I was thinking who is going there now?

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