Winter Storm Impacts Flights at Lambert Airport
A huge winter storm is expected to slam the US Northeast this week, bringing a foot or more of snow to Washington, DC; New York City; Boston; Philadelphia; and other cities. An additional 650 flights have been cancelled for Wednesday, a number that FlightAware expects to rise as the airlines scramble to resume operations.
As of 3 p.m. the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority reported more than 54 flight delays and 11 cancellations.
It's a notification no airline passenger wants to see - canceled flight.
These flights were canceled Tuesday: United Flights 3528 and 3671 to EWR in Newark.
American canceled more than 450 flights Monday and 1,450 flights Tuesday due to the storm. Poor weather could extend into early Wednesday at some New England airports.
For Tuesday expect snowfall rates of 1 to 4 inches per hour across the northeast, with blizzard or near-blizzard conditions possible in coastal areas and parts of eastern Pennsylvania, eastern NY state, CT and western MA.
More than 2,800 flights are either canceled or delayed at airports across the USA, but we've seen just two so far at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Travelers are also advised to continue to monitor Hawaiian Airlines' website at HawaiianAirlines.com for updates on status of flights this week. inquiries, please visit Hawaiian Airlines' online newsroom. JetBlue, American Airlines, Republic, and United have all waived their regular change fees for travelers affected by Stella; Southwest doesn't charge waive fees in general. Customers with cancelled flights can also opt for a full refund.