United Airlines announced on Tuesday the company will suspend most service to and from the New York area between noon Wednesday and noon Thursday, as a result of the winter storm forecast for the region. Weather conditions will likely cause additional delays and cancellations at other northeast airports.
At Newark Liberty International Airport, United intends to operate its long-haul international flights and flights to and from the airline’s other hubs, but will suspend most of its remaining services.
At John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports, United intends to operate most flights before noon, with all services then suspended through noon Thursday. Where possible, United has proactively rebooked travelers ticketed with connections at Newark Liberty through the airline’s other hubs. Specific flight information is available at united.com.
Customers ticketed on flights to, from or through airports in the path of the storm may reschedule their itineraries for travel originating no later than Nov. 15 with a one-time date or time change, and the airline will waive the change fees and any additional fare that might otherwise apply. Customers may also request refunds to the original form of payment.
Airports impacted are:
- Allentown, Pa.
- Hartford, Conn.
- Manchester, N.H.
- New York/Newark (Liberty, Kennedy and LaGuardia)
- White Plains, N.Y.
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines is offering customers whose flight plans may be affected by severe storms in New York City and Philadelphia the ability to make one-time changes to their travel schedules without incurring fees, the company said on Tuesday.
“Delta encourages customers to consider departing earlier, postponing or re-routing their travel to avoid possible inconvenience from expected flight delays and cancellations,” the company said in a press statement.
Customers booked on Delta-ticketed flights to, from or through the following airports may rebook for travel with the same origin and destination.
- LaGuardia Airport
- John F. Kennedy International Airport
- Newark Liberty International Airport
- Philadelphia International Airport
Changes to origin or destination may result in a fare increase, and any fare difference between the original ticket and the new ticket will be collected at the time of rebooking.
Flight delays are likely at airports in locations listed above as a result of high winds and heavy rain. Customers whose flights are cancelled may request refunds. Delta will proactively reduce flight schedules to minimize delays.
Delta encourages customers to make changes and manage their travel at delta.com.
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