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A traveler checks a departure board at Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. On Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The worst storm of the winter season has left thousands powerless and canceled almost 3,000 flights.
A strong winter storm with snow and strong winds boosted nearly 3,000 flights in the United States on Thursday.
Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, a center of United Airlines, was the most affected with 856 canceled flights, almost 70 percent of its schedule, according to FlightAware, a plane At Logan International Airport in Boston, a JetBlue hub and a major airport for travel of business, 685 flights were canceled.
A total of 2,944 flights were canceled due to the storm, the site said.
the storm is expected to hit th The airline waived the exchange rates for passengers who were They registered at affected airports this week.
Delta Air Lines said passengers booked to fly on Thursday or Friday from airports in the Northeast can leave until January 8 without paying a change fee. etBlue said it was waiving the exchange rates and the fare differences for passengers affected by the storm.
American Airlines issued a similar exemption for more than a dozen airports in the northeast. The largest airline in the US UU It is also waiving the exchange fees for 14 airports in the south, including Savannah and Raleigh, due to the storm. It is expected that a record cold blast will follow the system.
Southwest Airlines warned travelers that flights to and from 19 East Coast airports could be canceled, delayed or diverted due to the storm and encouraged travelers to change their travel dates.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it had 524 pieces of snow equipment at airports in the area that can melt up to 500 tons of snow per hour, but some flights can still be canceled due to high winds and poor visibility
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