Airlines Move to Cut Off Service to Venezuela

Angela Freitas’s plans to visit her sister in Toronto this spring just hit a patch of turbulence after Air Canada suspended all flights to Venezuela on March 19. Freitas had hoped to see her sister—who emigrated to Canada a decade ago—in May. Now those plans are on hold as she scrambles to find another flight. “It took me forever to find a seat, and then Air Canada suspended operations here,” says Freitas, who is a housewife in the central city of Maracay. “My agent said other airlines are likely to follow suit.”

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