As Hurrican Matthew churns its way north, airlines are cancelling flights and offering travel waivers and airports are taking the unusual step of closing for parts of the day.
Noting that many airlines already suspended service Wednesday evening, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport announced that it will close at 10:30 am on Thursday morning and “resume service as soon as possible after the hurricane has left the area.”
— Ft. Laude-Hlwd Int'l (@FLLFlyer) October 5, 2016
Wednesday evening Miami International Airport had this notice on its site:
— Miami Int'l Airport (@iflymia) October 5, 2016
Waivers offered by airlines are expanding:
— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) October 5, 2016
Here are links to some of the policies posted by other airlines Wednesday evening.