Winter Storm Causing Grief For Northeast Fliers | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne On YouTube

Airborne-Unlimited-05.20.24

Airborne-NextGen-05.21.24

Airborne-Unlimited-05.22.24 Airborne-FlightTraining-05.23.24

Airborne-Unlimited-05.24.24

Fri, Dec 14, 2007

Winter Storm Causing Grief For Northeast Fliers

Airlines Waive Change Fees

A fierce winter storm that pounded the Midwest earlier this week has the Northeastern US in its crosshairs, and is expected cause trouble for airline passengers throughout the weekend.

The storm moved into the area Thursday, reports USA Today, stretching from Pennsylvania north into New England. Snow was reported at several airports, including Logan International in Boston, Hartford's Bradley International and T.G. Green in Providence, RI.

Another system is expected to hit the region Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.

As of 12:30 EST Thursday, delays of around 30 minutes were reported at New York LaGuardia. Conditions were worse in Philadelphia, where reduced visibility and rain led to delays exceeding one hour on average.

A winter advisory is in effect through Thursday night for much of the area, though forecasts call for mostly rain and little snow in Washington, DC and Baltimore.

Anticipating flight delays, cancellations and ornery passengers, several airlines announced Thursday they would waive change fees and fare differences for passengers stuck in the storm, or who change reservations to try to avoid the mess.

According to Newsday, JetBlue, Delta, and Continental agreed to waive fees for passengers passing through northeastern airports. Other airlines are expected to follow suit.

FMI: www.fly.faa.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.22.24: NS-25 Chute Failure, #HonorTheWASP, SkyCourier 'Combi'

Also: VAI v Anti-Heli Actions, Electric Aircraft Symposium, 2024 FAA Drone/AAM Symposium, Gravitymaster Blue Origin's seventh passenger flight ended with a smidgeon of drama when o>[...]

Airborne 05.20.24: Van's BK Exit, Bud Anderson, Air Race Classic

Also: ALPA Warns, Aviation Meteorology Reference, Jennifer Homendy Re-Ups, CAF Tampa Bay The court has approved Van's Aircraft's bankruptcy reorganization plans, settling a stressf>[...]

Airborne 05.24.24: NPS Kills Rushmore Flyover, VAI v NYC, New Reno Home-Roswell!

Also: Samson Sky, CAF Great Plains Wing, New Cert Standards, Flying Start Day There are, occasionally, blisteringly dunderheaded bits of governmental incompetence to be found with >[...]

Airborne-NextGen 05.21.24: ‘Liberty Lifter’, Cavorite Flies!, Eurodrone

Also: AMA National Fun Fly, Skyfire SF2, Echodyne Gets BVLOS, Av Meteorology Reference General Atomics' run at developing the Liberty Lifter ground effect aircraft has been put to >[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.24.24)

“We’re thrilled to bring our honored tradition of racing to Roswell and are confident that they have both the enthusiasm and resources to expand the future of our races>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC