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Some flights canceled, delayed out of Buffalo airport due to nor'easter

Some flights canceled, delayed out of Buffalo airport due to nor'easter

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said the flights will resume at 7 a.m. Friday.

She said, on average, about 330 flights depart from Salt Lake every day, so the number of impacted flights were not too bad.

East Coast travel hubs were hit hardest.

LaGuardia was expected to cancel 90% of its schedule.

The fierce conditions left almost 5,000 flights canceled across the country.

Fliers are urged to check with their carriers before heading to the PA's airports tomorrow.

Ruggero Bozotti and his family were like many others all over the country Thursday afternoon: stuck with a canceled flight. The airport had closed at 2:30 p.m.

As many as 100,000 homes were without power at one point.

KUSI's Ed Lenderman was at the San Diego International Airport all morning on Good Morning San Diego.

"The vast majority are global flights that took off before the snow was an issue", Andrew Trull, a Dulles spokesman.

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AirTrain service to JFK has been suspended and replaced by bus service.

Port Authority grounded flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport until 7 a.m. Friday. The passengers were carried away on mobile lounges. There's a level of anxiety that comes with not being able to get out of town, Haley said, which makes people less likely to go out and keep spending money compared with someone just starting a vacation.

"We got here really, really early because of the snow", said Ruth Olson of New Haven.

The travel disruptions reached beyond flights and airports.

"This is an airline by airline decision", Trull said. Cold and wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour closed schools and knocked down power lines. Almost 400 flights slated for Friday are already cancelled nationwide, according to FlightAware.

Most airlines were letting customers change reservations without incurring a fee, usually up to $200 on US flights.

On Friday, however, Bradley Airport officials said they expect operations to resume.

Newark Liberty said that more than 70% of flights there had been canceled.

In Orlando, schools are handing out donated winter clothes to students, many of whom don't have any because they never needed any. Additional cancellations are possible as the storm moves north.


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