Published: Tue, March 14, 2017
Culture | By Antonia Gonzales

More than a thousand flights cancelled/delayed ahead of snow

The classic nor'easter will impact tens of millions of people.

More than 1,000 flights have been canceled Monday and Tuesday as winter weather moves toward the northeastern states.

American Airlines says it canceled more than 450 Monday flights, including those from its regional partners.

The number of flights canceled nationally due to Tuesday's pending storm is nearing 4,000 as of early this afternoon. On a normal Monday Philadelphia International Airport is busy.

"There is a "check flight status" icon on the home page of our website -", she said.

Passengers should check with their airlines for the latest on their flights. American handles almost 80 percent of all flights arriving and departing PHL.

Delta Airlines Flight Flight 5851 to Minneapolis, scheduled to depart at 9:30 a.m. One of those flights was to Chicago while the other was to Detroit. The airlines don't want their planes stuck in the middle of a snowstorm. Two departures were canceled and 11 were delayed.

If you were still hoping to catch tonight's 9 p.m.

Southwest has now called off 884 flights.

Airports in the New Jersey, New York, Boston, and Baltimore-Washington D.C. have canceled the majority of flights for Tuesday.

The National Weather Service has already announced a Winter Storm Watch is in effect for New Hampshire starting Tuesday morning, March 14, through Wednesday evening, March 15.

American will let customers whose travel plans are impacted to rebook without change fees.

Information from USA Today used in this article.

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