A wicked winter storm has cancelled or delayed hundreds of flights in South Florida as travel plans for thousands of people finishing South Florida vacations were upended Thursday.
Sure South Florida may be experiencing near-record heat two days into the New Year, but other parts of the country are dealing with some serious winter weather—which is affecting flights all around the country.
A huge snow storm that is expected to leave up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond starting Friday has already canceled more than 2,600 flights through Saturday, including flights from South Florida.
Flight delays and cancellations are mounting after a winter storm that blew through the nation’s midsection on Christmas Day makes its way to the Northeast.
Flights in South Florida and around the world were cancelled because of Superstorm Sandy’s impact in the Northeast. As a result, dozens of planes were grounded in South Florida with no place to go.
Hurricane Sandy, barreling toward the northeast Monday, has caused thousands of flight delays and cancellations around the country including in South Florida.
American Airlines had another midair seat problem with a flight headed to Miami but the airline is confident it’s close to solving all the problems despite the cancellation of dozens of flights.
If you have a flight booked for Monday to somewhere on the eastern seaboard you may want give your airline a call first thing in the morning. Dozens of flights may be canceled on Monday because of a spring nor’easter which rumbled across the East Coast on Sunday and was expected to strengthen into early Monday.
Travelers stuck in South Florida after airports in the northeast shutdown because of Hurricane Irene can expect a busy day at Miami and Ft. Lauderdale’s airports.
Thousands of tourists are finding themselves stranded in South Florida because of Hurricane Irene. More than 9,000 flights have been canceled nationwide because of weather along the east coast.