2,300 Flights Cancelled By Airlines
Posted on behalf of Edwards Law Firm on Mar 03, 2014 in Announcements
This morning over 2,300 flights were cancelled as another winter storm ravaged the East Coast including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York. In fact, all flights into and out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport have been halted until the storm has cleared.
On Sunday, airlines cancelled almost 2,000 flights from Chicago, Houston and Dallas, according to a popular flight trafficking site, while there are around 30,000 flights each day in the United States.
Since December 1, over 87,000 total domestic flights have been cancelled, which is the most cancelled flights for this time period ever.
Often times, airline carriers will cancel flights at the first sign of bad weather, which is the reason 550 flights to and from New York were cancelled today, even though New York did not receive a lot of snowfall. The original forecast predicted much heavier snowfall throughout the area.
JetBlue airline was the hardest hit with 23 percent of its flights being canceled. A majority of these flights were from Boston, Washington D.C., and New York, which makes this airline especially prone to cancellations.
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