The Clap Massive winter storms have impacted flights and shipments, forcing airlines to cancel more than 12,000 flights over the past weekend, while transport companies warned that the storms might cause delays.
What The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for travelers and shoppers alike. Airlines saw their schedules drop sharply due to the storms, from around 47k flights on Thursday to about 28k flights on Sunday.
Customers who decide to cancel their trips are entitled to a refund from their respective airlines.
On Saturday, more than 3,400 American planes were canceled while 1,500 were canceled on Sunday. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day saw more than 10,000 flights being delayed.
So What Major US airlines’ operations were significantly impacted by the severe weather conditions. JetBlue Airways paid flight attendants triple pay to pick up trips due to shortages in crew. Equipment and infrastructure were also impacted by the weather conditions.
Now What Flights are likely to be disrupted and overly congested for the coming week as travelers look to reschedule their planned trips.