TRAVEL ALERT: Winter Storm Could Strand Air Passengers For Days - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

TRAVEL ALERT: Winter Storm Could Strand Air Passengers For Days

KHQ.COM - The number of airline flights canceled today because of the East Coast blizzard tops 1,000. Hundreds of people were stuck this morning at the three major New York City-area airports. Runways are expected to reopen in the afternoon.

But even then, passengers will have a hard time getting on board. Seats are already scarce because of the busy holiday season, and airlines are operating fewer flights than they did before the recession.

A spokesman for Boston's Logan Airport says airlines are saying that rebooking could drag into Friday, the start of another holiday weekend.

The paralyzing storm in the Northeast comes a week after several inches of snow shut down London's Heathrow Airport and left travelers sleeping on terminal floors. It took five days for
Europe's busiest hub airport to resume normal operations.



   

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