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US carriers forced to cancel 7000 services due to snowstorm

2-Feb-2011 11:43 AM

US’ carriers have been forced to cancel services across the country as the snowstorm continues to affect airports along the east coast (Bloomberg/ Business Journal/Kansas City Business Journal/AP/The Salt Lake Tribune/The Star-Ledger/MarketWatch, 1-Feb-2011). Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was forced to close temporarily and LAX, Chicago O’Hare, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Kansas City International Airport, Midway International Airport, Salt Lake City International Airport, Newark Airport and Syracuse Hancock Airport all experienced service cancellations. Reportedly 7404 services have been cancelled between 31-Jan-2011 and 2-Feb-2011.

JetBlue announced (31-Jan-2011) it will waive change fees and fare differences to give passengers booked for travel to, from, or through select cities on 1-Feb-2011 and 2-Feb-2011, the opportunity to voluntarily rebook for services that depart anytime through 6-Feb-2011 [more JetBlue]