Airlines canceled most of the New York City area flights scheduled for Monday ahead of a strong winter storm that is likely to bring high winds and heavy snow to the area. Local officials also urged people to stay away from streets.
Three quarters of scheduled departures from John F. Kennedy International Airport, or 151 flights, have been canceled, as has 86%, or 102 flights, from LaGuardia Airport, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking website. Almost 70% of the departures from United Airlines The Newark Liberty International Airport hub was also canceled. A snow storm canceled about a quarter of departures from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Sunday.
Airlines Ticket exchange fees were no longer charged last year in an effort to Increase bookings In the case of the pandemic, however, several major airlines said they would not charge any fare differences for travelers affected by the winter storm.
Delta Airlines and American Airlines These travelers can change their tickets to and from more than two dozen airports in the Mid Atlantic and Northeast without paying a price difference if they can rebook by Saturday. Based in New York JetBlue Airways said travelers do not have to pay the fare difference if they can travel through Friday, while United had a similar policy if customers rebook on Sunday. All airlines encouraged the customer to check with their airline for updated information.