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Flight delays and baggage wait times reduced at Toronto Pearson Airport, according to GTAA

Mississauga, Ontario. — Conditions atPearson International Airportcontinue to improve, with fewer flight delays and shorter baggage wait times compared to the previous week, according to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

According to GTAA President and CEO Deborah Flint, 44% of flights were on time last week, up from an average of 35% over the past four weeks.

For domestic travel, Flint said the average wait time for packages to arrive at the carousel is now 24 minutes, three minutes less than her previous four-week average. .

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She also said there were fewer instances of passengers being detained on planes to secure their rooms in the customs hall. Says — last week at 19, down from a rolling average of 60 over the past four weeks.

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This resulted in widespread flight cancellations, baggage delays and long queues, with Pearson being hit hardest by these issues. One day at Pearson, Canada's largest airport hub, more than half of the departing flights were delayed.

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