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Edmonton International Airport loses two US flights

Alberta’s soft economy and the drop in the Canadian dollar are being blamed for a decision by United Airlines to cut its daily direct flights to San Francisco and Chicago from Edmonton. 321 more words

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More than 300 extra flights squeezed into Edmonton airport's regular operations

The Edmonton International Airport became a way-station and temporary shelter for thousands of Fort McMurray evacuees over the past week.

“I’m exceptionally proud of the effort by the EIA community,” EIA public affairs director Heather Hamilton said Tuesday. 174 more words

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Quiet acts of airport heroism greet more than 300 unscheduled Fort McMurray flights

Staff at the Edmonton International Airport scrambled to accommodate more than 300 unscheduled flights from north of Fort McMurray this week in what must be the largest emergency airlift in Alberta history. 474 more words

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‘We got the job done’: Nurse describes Fort McMurray hospital evacuation

EDMONTON – Nurse Sherrie Whiffen says staff at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre in Fort McMurray practice evacuating the hospital every year, but she never had to do the real thing until Tuesday night. 448 more words


Calgary woman who ingested 82 cocaine pellets stopped at Edmonton International Airport

A Calgary woman accused of ingesting dozens of cocaine pellets in an attempt to smuggle them into the country will make a court appearance on Thursday. 177 more words


'Excessive vibrations from failed tire' to blame for rough EIA landing in 2014

EDMONTON – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined vibrations from a failed tire contributed to an extremely rough landing at the international airport Nov. 409 more words