More than 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

More than 600 flights canceled as winter weather moves in

Editor’s note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about opening destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. CNN — More than 600 US flights were canceled Monday as winter weather hits a large swath of the … Read more

Winter storm cancels hundreds of US flights, with Southwest again hit hardest

New York CNN — Bad weather canceled hundreds of flights on Wednesday, and Southwest Airlines was once again particularly hard hit. As of 10:30 a.m. ET, cancellations totaled 482 flights to, from or within the United States. About half of those – 235 – were flights from the South West. One of the main reasons … Read more

Winter storm leaves at least 37 dead nationwide as residents in western New York remain trapped under feet of snow

CNN — As a huge winter storm continues to blast much of the United States with brutal winter weather – resulting in at least 37 deaths nationwide – parts of western New York have been buried by up to 43 inches of snow leaving vehicles stranded and turned off for thousands over the Christmas weekend. … Read more

Flight cancellations amid brutal winter storm create continuing chaos for passengers

New York CNN — Flight delays continued on Saturday, halting travel during the holiday season as parts of the country were hit by a deadly winter storm. As of Saturday afternoon, there were more than 2,600 flight cancellations to, from and within the United States, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. More than 6,100 flights … Read more

Thursday flight cancellations top 2,400 nationwide, disrupting holiday travel

CNN — Snow, rain, ice, wind and freezing temperatures are disrupting air travel plans across the United States as well as Amtrak bus and passenger train service. Airlines canceled more than 2,400 US flights by 9 p.m. ET on Thursday and proactively canceled more than 2,200 flights for Friday, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. … Read more

At least 36 people injured, some seriously, after ‘severe turbulence’ on Hawaiian Airlines flight

CNN — At least 36 people on a Hawaiian Airlines flight were injured, including 20 taken to the emergency room, after their plane encountered “severe turbulence” on a flight from Phoenix to Honolulu on Sunday, authorities said. Eleven patients were in serious condition, Honolulu Emergency Medical Services said in a statement. Among those taken to … Read more

More than1,000 US flights delayed Sunday as major airports urge passengers to arrive early for travel

New York CNN — A severe weather system in several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports serving New York to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Sunday morning, 1,056 flights to, from … Read more

Buffalo snow: Historic storm slams western New York with nearly 6 feet of snow

CNN — A historic snowstorm hits western New York on Saturday with more than 6 feet of snow in some places, closing roads, triggering driving bans and canceling flights the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday . Extreme snowfall “will produce near zero visibility, very difficult or impossible travel, damage to infrastructure and could cripple the … Read more

US flights returning to normal after yet another holiday weekend of cancellations

New York CNN Business — Flights at US airports appeared to return to normal on Monday after another difficult holiday weekend for passengers caused by a wave of canceled flights. The FlightAware tracking service showed about 2,000 flights to, from or within the United States canceled between Thursday and Sunday, or 2% of scheduled flights. … Read more