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Storm Warnings, Flight Delays and Cancellations - WestJet Guests

WestJet Guests:  Winter travel ~ WestJet guests can check the status of their flight by clicking here. If your flight is interrupted due to weather, visit guest services http://www.westjet.com/guest/en/travel/special-arrangements/flight-interruptions/guest-service-plan.shtml  Flight delays or cancellations due to weather: WestJet (air only) guests who wish to make alternate flight arrangements may do so without penalty (based on availability) by calling 1-888-937-8538 (1-888-WESTJET). WestJet Vacations guests who wish to make alternate travel arrangements should be directed to contact WestJet Vacations by calling 1-877-737-7001.

Storm Warnings, Flight Delays, Cancellations - Air Canada Rebooking Information

Air Canada Passengers: If your flight is delayed or cancelled, please check Interrupted Trip Information using Delayed and Cancelled Flight Service at www.aircanada.com/cancelledflight or on your phone at mobile.aircanada.com or by phoning 1-888-440-5641. What to do if your flight is delayed or cancelled? Air Canada has revised its ticketing policy for customers booked on affected flights to facilitate changes to bookings. Those customers wishing to make alternate travel arrangements can do so without penalty, space permitting, using our online rebooking tool: check your alternate travel options currently available; re-book yourself and check in before arriving at the airport. Prior to leaving for the airport, please check your Flight Status, or call Air Canada's automated flight information system at 1-888-422-7533. Alternatively, you can contact Air Canada Reservations toll free in Canada and the U.S. at 888-247-2262; TTY: 1-800-361-8071 or Air Canada Reservations worldwide. Due to increased call centre volume, wait times may be longer than usual.

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Air Canada Year Round Daily Service: Toronto - Sydney
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WestJet Daily Seasonal Service: Toronto - Sydney - Returns May 13, 2016


Passengers are reminded to check-in at least 90 minutes before their departure to avoid the risk of being denied boarding.

The airlines are strictly enforcing their check-in cut off time of 45 minutes prior to departure. The terminal is busy with three early morning departures and passengers have to get through security.  The airlines finalize their weight and balance calculations 45 minutes prior to departure and that process takes up to 40 minutes.  Please check-in 90 minutes prior to your departure to avoid the risk of being denied boarding.

Parking at the Airport

Sydney Airport Parking

Parking Options at the Airport:

  1. Metered Parking - Along road In front of Air Terminal Building
  2. Parking LotHourly, Daily or Long-term 
    Step 1. Take a ticket as you drive through the entrance gate.
    Step 2: Take your ticket with you.
    Step 3: Payment Options:
          a. Pay with cash or credit card at the Pay Station located in the arrivals area near the Louisboug display 
          b. Pay with cash, debit or credit card at the Commissionaire's desk; or
          c. Pay with credit card at the exit gate of the parking lot.
    For parking fee schedule, click on the fees tab.

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