United Airlines Grounds Flights to Winnipeg Due to Cold Weather

United AirlinesUnited Airlines cancelled three inbound flights to Winnipeg on Monday night due to cold weather.

Two flights from Chicago and one from Denver scheduled to land at James Richardson International Airport were scrapped over safety concerns. United said the low temperatures combined with ice crystals would not allow for safe operation of its aircrafts.

Canadian-based airlines were on schedule as planned.

With the wind chill overnight, it will feel like -50°C, according to Environment Canada. The actual low will be -38°C.

United couldn’t say whether flights into Winnipeg on Tuesday would also be cancelled.


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