Published: Wed, March 15, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Storm affecting thousands of flights

Storm affecting thousands of flights

Other area airports also had large numbers of cancellations.

While the Northeast Regional train will operate on a modified schedule Tuesday to deal with the winter storm, Amtrak has canceled Tuesday's Acela service between New York City and Boston. "It's been a really long, stressful day".

Most of Central Florida should stay dry Tuesday and forecasters say cloudy skies will likely start clearing this afternoon.

Airlines have already canceled almost 500 flights for Monday as a late-season snowstorm threatened to make a mess of air travel this week.

At Syracuse Hancock International Airport, 27 incoming and outgoing flights were canceled Monday evening, according to the airport's website. Some parts of Central Florida could see temperatures drop into the 30s.

Other affected travelers are those who traveled from Guadalajara to NY with stops in Phoenix. Chicago O'Hare has resumed normal operations American said. "We can't predict what Mother Nature is going to do, but we can prepare for it".

The airline said it would continue to monitor the weather conditions closely while assisting affected passengers and advising them of itinerary changes. The storm was affecting service at 40 airports, also including Washington-Reagan and Chicago. Flights leaving Cancun bound for specific USA cities were also canceled due to the bad weather.

Customers needing assistance should call Hawaiian Airlines' reservations desk at the toll-free number 1- 800-367-5320.

While she knows she can't blame the weather, she said the airline could find ways to ease wait times and "communicate better".

"I'm already nervous flying, so at least I don't have to go where a lot of people are probably stuck because of the snow".

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