Air Canada cancelled more than 60 flights from major Canadian centers today after some pilots called in sick to protest being forced back to work by federal legislation.
Air Canada and Jazz warned travelers that flights all day Friday might be delayed or cancelled.
In Toronto, there were 65 cancelled arrivals and departures listed at Pearson International's website at 9 a.m. ET.
"It appears a small group of pilots are engaged in an illegal job action," said Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick. "There's been a higher than normal level of pilots calling in sick - and as a result we've had to cancel some flights today."
We will contact travelers that may be affected by this strike.
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