Flight cancelations spike in January after storms - WHDH-TV 7News Boston

Flight cancelations spike in January after storms

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a rough start of the year for fliers.
A series of winter storms have led airlines to cancel more than 33,000 flights during the first three weeks of this year. That's more cancellations than in January 2013 and January 2012 combined, according to masFlight, a data and software company specializing in airline operations.
John DiScala, who runs the travel advice site JohnnyJet.com, says vacant seats are so scarce that when a flight is canceled passengers have a hard time quickly getting on another flight.
Many stranded passengers have had to wait days -- and in a few extreme case up to a week -- to get a seat on a flight out.
The hardest hit cities so far this winter: New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia.


Powered by WorldNow

WHDH TV 7NBC WLVI TV CW56
Sunbeam Television Corp
7 Bulfinch Place
Boston, MA 02114

News Tips: (800) 280-TIPS
Tell Hank: (855) 247-HANK
Corporate Media Services: (800) 642-1551

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WHDH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.