96 rows and 13 more flights affected with COVID-19 at Pearson Airport in Mississauga

Published March 20, 2021 at 8:51 pm


Travellers within Mississauga and the GTA may have been exposed to COVID-19 on these 13 flights coming into Pearson Airport.

There were 18 more flights affected by COVID-19 at Pearson Airport in Mississauga recently, including 13 that landed at the airport, five that departed and up to 96 rows could have been affected. 

Ten of the flights were domestic, with five landing at the airport and five departing for trips within Canada between March 14 and 17.

Eight of the flights were international, and all of the international flights landed at Pearson from abroad between March 15 and 17.

A number of rows were affected.

According to the federal government, a row is considered affected if it’s three rows behind or in front of a row where a seated person is confirmed to have COVID-19 “during a period when they may have been infectious to others.”

Passengers who were sitting in the affected rows (or all passengers on the flight if rows aren’t specified) are advised to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days and contact public health if they start showing symptoms of the virus.

All flight data is listed on the federal government’s website.

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