US east coast blizzard – cancellations

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    BigDog.
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    Worst snow blizzard in northeastern US history expected over next 48 hours from Monday evening.
    State of emergency declared in NY/NJ and other areas between Maine and New York.
    Last flight out from BOS at 7pm. NY Subway to close at 8pm.
    Travel chaos expected. Thousands of flights cancelled.

    http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/101237/us-snowstorm-forces-flights-shutdown

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-30978320


    seasonedtraveller
    Participant

    I was due to fly to Boston today but fortunately, our company decided to move the date of the global meeting in Scandinavia to this week instead of next…


    Stamford777
    Participant

    It was a pretty brutal night although not as bad as expected.While I feel sorry for the pax, they were the victim of an unfortunate confluence of circumstances but somehow the Daily Mail needs to finger point by giving this story prominence.For proper context they could have pointed out that 25,000 households in Massachusetts have no power so no heat,light etc. Some of those folks would have willingly traded places with the JFK pax.


    kt0rlando
    Participant

    Lucky they weren’t on a domestic US airline or they’d have got nowt! Weather delay in the US also extends to crew or hardware stranded which is stretching it somewhat IMO three or four days later.

    To be fair though, the one thing that really frustrates me personally is when a flight delay ultimately turns into a cancellation because of “crew hours”! Whatever the delay cause that is totally predictable and should never be cut close enough to be THE cause of a cancellation!

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