Posts in the category "Weather":

Flights canceled as blizzard heads for the Northeast

Snowstorm

Airlines have already canceled thousands of flights to, through and from the northeast and other parts of the country today in advance of a giant storm expected to break snowfall records.

Change fee waivers for flights scheduled through Wednesday have are also being offered by many airlines.

Here’s a list of links to many airline travel alerts.

Air Canada

Alaska Airlines


American Airlines

Delta Air Lines


Frontier Airlines

Jet Blue

Porter Airlines


Southwest


United Airlines


US Airways


Virgin America

WestJet

Many international flights scheduled to arrive in the United States on the east coast are going to be canceled or diverted as well, so be sure to check with your airline before heading out.

Airline advisories/waivers for Winter Storm Juno

Updated Sunday, January 25 at 1:30 pm Eastern time.

bentley snowflake

Here’s an updated (as of Sunday, January 25) list of links to the travel advisories and travel waiver policies airlines posted for the Winter Storm Juno – and other bad weather affecting flights on the east coast this weekend and into next week.

As always, if you have a flight scheduled be sure to check – and re-check – with your airline before heading out in bad weather.

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines has posted a travel alert for those scheduled to travel on January 26 and 27 to, from or through these cities: Albany, NY (ALB), Allentown / Bethlehem, PA (ABE), Baltimore, MD (BWI), Bangor, ME (BGR), Boston, MA (BOS), Burlington, VT (BTV), Harrisburg, PA (MDT), Hartford, CT (BDL), Islip/Long Island/Macarthur, NY (ISP), Manchester, NH (MHT), New Haven, CT (HVN), NY/NJ: (JFK, LGA, EWR), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Portland, ME (PWM), Providence, RI (PVD), Scranton / Wilkes Barre, PA (AVP), State College University Park, PA (SCE), Stewart / Newburgh, NY (SWF), Washington Dulles, VA (IAD), Washington Reagan Nat’l, DC (DCA), Westchester County / White Plains, NY (HPN) and Williamsport, PA (IPT)

Delta Air Lines: for travel scheduled on January 26 to 27 to, from or through a very long of airports.

JetBlue: for travel on January 26 and 27 to/from or through BWI, Boston (BOS), Hartford (BDL), JFK, LGA, EWR, Newburgh, NY (SWF), PHL, Portland, ME (PWM), Providence (PVD), DCA, IAD,  White Plains, NY (HPN), and Worcester, MA (ORH).

Southwest Airlines : for flights to, from or through the following cities January 26 and 27 to/from or through BWI and the Washington, D.C. area (IAD, DCA) airports and on January 26 to, from or through PHL, EWR, LGA, Long Island/Islip (ISP), Albany (ALB), Hartford (BDL), Providence (PVD), Boston (BOS), Manchester (MHT) and Portland (PWM).

United Airlines

Virgin America for travel on January 27 to, from or through: BOS, JFK, LGA, EWR, LGA, IAD and DCA.

 

 

 

Airlines ready for Xmas eve snowstorm

Snowglobe

Winter weather conditions are expected in the Midwest on Christmas eve and airlines are getting ready by canceling flights and waiving ticket change and reissue fees.

Here are the waiver policies posted as of Tuesday evening, December 23:

American Airlines, American Eagle and US Airways

Passengers with tickets on flights Dec. 24 to, from, or through the nine cities below may change flights without penalty, have the ticket-reissue charge waived for one ticket change, and begin travel as early as Dec. 23 or as late as Dec. 25

St. Louis (STL), Springfield, Ill. (SPI), Peoria, Ill. (PIA), Urbana-Champaign, Ill. (CMI), Bloomington-Normal, Ill. (BMI), Chicago (ORD), Milwaukee (MKE), Grand Rapids, Mich. (GRR) and Detroit (DTW).

Frontier Airlines

Customers scheduled to travel Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to/from/through: Chicago Midway, IL (MDW); Chicago O’Hare, IL (ORD); Detroit, MI (DTW); Milwaukee, WI (MKE); St. Louis, MO (STL) may have fees waived for one itinerary change, if travel is completed by Saturday, December 27th. Those with canceled flights may request a refund.

JetBlue

JetBlue is waiving change/cancel fees and fare differences for customers traveling to/from/through the cities below, on Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Customers may rebook travel through Thursday, December 25, 2014 prior to the departure of their originally scheduled flight. Customers with cancelled flights may opt for a refund.

Affected cities: Baltimore, MD (BWI), Boston, MA (BOS), Buffalo, NY (BUF), Burlington, VT (BTV), Hartford, CT (BDL), Newark, NJ (EWR), Newburgh, NY (SWF), JFK, LGA, Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT), Portland, ME (PWM), Providence, RI (PVD), Rochester, NY (ROC), Syracuse, NY (SYR), Washington, DC (DCA), Washington, DC (IAD), Westchester County, NY (HPN), Worcester, MA (ORH).

Southwest Airlines

Customers holding reservations for travel to/from/through Chicago Midway (MDW) on December 24 are eligible to reschedule their flights.

United Airlines

United is offering to waive the change fee for passengers flying on December 24 and 25 to, through or from Chicago, IL (ORD), Detroit, MI (DTW), Grand Rapids, MI (GRR), Madison, WI (MSN) and Milwaukee, WI (MKE).

Of course – as always – it’s best to check the status of your flight and the latest advice from your airline before you make a change or head to the airport.

Storm coming: airlines cancel flights /waive change fees

Don’t defrost the turkey just yet, because it looks like Winter Storm Cato is going to ruin Thanksgiving for a lot of travelers.

Snowstorm

Starting Tuesday afternoon, airlines began cancelling flights and issuing fee waivers for travelers who want to cancel or rebook their trips.

As of Tuesday evening, pretty much every North American airline has a travel advisory posted on its site. International airlines with flights to and from the U.S. are likely alerting their customers to cancellations as well.

Below are links to the travel alerts, coverage dates and fee waiver policies as of Tuesday evening, November 25th for many major airlines. If you’ve got a trip planned, be sure to check the airline’s website, Facebook page or Twitter feed – and those of your airport – for the latest news.

Air Canada
Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Dela Air Lines
Frontier
JetBlue
Spirit
Southwest Airlines
US Airways
United Airlines
Virgin America
WestJet

Airline change fee waivers for Hawaii hurricanes

In advance of two hurricanes – Iselle and Julio – heading for Hawaii, several airlines are offering to waive change fees for passengers who would like to cancel or change their reservations.

As always, check with your airline directly for the latest information.

Here are few of the airlines that have posted policies for change fee exemptions:

Alaska Airlines

ALASKA Hurricane

Delta Air Lines

DELTA hurricane

Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaii hurricane

United Airlines

United hurricane

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