A historic storm is bearing down on the northeast right now and the airline industry is starting to feel the punch with thousands of flights cancelled.
4,000 flights cancelled Mon & Tues for the winter storm. Avoid NE if possible; almost all NYC flights expected… http://t.co/qmZZT2sx7y
— FlightAware (@flightaware) January 26, 2015
For those tracking the airline industry, FlightAware is the go to resource. It offers live flight delay and cancellation statistics. In the meantime, most airlines are offering passengers refunds and hassle-free rescheduling.
Due to weather delays in the Northeast we want to give you the flexibility to change your travel plans. Learn more at http://t.co/Mkrw0MyOWg
— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) January 24, 2015
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) January 25, 2015
JetBlue Airways, for example, is also telling customers its actively cancelling flights due to the storm threat.
— JetBlue Airways (@JetBlue) January 26, 2015
Stranded travelers are also seeking shelter at nearby hotels and trying to wait out the storm.
— FORTUNE (@FortuneMagazine) January 26, 2015
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