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

JetBlue plane: Fire on board forces the evacuation of more than 160 passengers at New York’s JFK Airport

CNN — A fire aboard a JetBlue Airways plane forced more than 160 passengers to evacuate using emergency slides at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday, fire officials said. The incident – which happened shortly after the flight from Barbados landed at the airport – may have started due to an electronic … 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

Christmas weather: Temperatures plunge as a severe winter storm blasts the US, snarling travel and prompting emergency declarations

CNN — A major winter storm hitting much of the central and eastern United States brings record temperature drops and harsh snow conditions that have led to flight cancellations, highway closures and multiple declarations of emergency state. The storm is affecting nearly every state, with more than 100 million people across the United States currently … 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

Hawaii volcano: Mauna Loa’s eruption creates rare dual-eruption event with nearby volcano that’s been erupting since 2021

CNN — As the sun rose over Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Monday, the sky was ablaze with the glow of two erupting volcanoes. The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years on Sunday evening, joining its neighboring volcano, Kilauea, which has been erupting for more than … Read more