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

Flights across US disrupted due to ‘computer outage’

F Lights across the United States were disrupted Wednesday morning as the Federal Aviation Administration suffered a major technical issue. Just before 7 a.m. on the east coast, there were nearly 1,200 flights delayed within, to or from the United States, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. Most of the delays were concentrated along the … 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

Over 3,300 Flights Canceled Friday As Winter Storm Blasts U.S.

James Garofalo of Colorado Springs checked his cell phone after his flight was canceled Thursday at Denver International Airport. (Photo by Hyoung Chang) Denver Post via Getty Images This story was last updated at 8:30 a.m. ET on December 23. HTravelers on vacation face a second day of widespread flight disruptions as an arctic outburst … 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

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: Western New York digs out from up to 6 feet of accumulation

CNN — Heavy snowfall is expected to continue piling up in western New York state through Sunday after a historic storm saw the Buffalo area record record snowfall totaling more than 6 feet in some regions. Just after 11 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a special weather statement warning that a … 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

TSA to conduct additional training after passenger is allowed on a flight with two boxcutters, agency says

CNN — The Transportation Security Administration admits multiple failures and institutes alerts to security guards at airports nationwide after a man ran through a checkpoint with two box cutters. The move comes as passengers are expected to flood airports ahead of Thanksgiving. TSA security checkpoint officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport failed to follow protocol … Read more