Airlines have resumed limited services, but around 800 flights were cancelled yesterday (Tuesday), mostly in the
The three major area airports – John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia and Newark International in
Weather-related delays of more than five hours for arriving flights were reported by JFK yesterday and similar delays of three hours by
A New York Port Authority spokeswoman said that 94 flights had been cancelled at La Guardia, 281 at JFK, and 423 at
“With all the cancellations and delays, it’ll be two to three days before the airlines are at a regular schedule,” said LaGuardia’s general manager Thomas Bosco.
Snow plows and salt spreaders struggled in
“This storm is not like any other we’ve had to deal with,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, adding that emergency vehicles were among those stuck in the snow.
“Until we can pull out the ambulances, pull out the fire trucks, pull out the buses, pull out the private cars, the plows just can’t do anything,” he said. “We still have a long way to go.”
The travel chaos has been caused by one of the biggest blizzards in years, which has affected much of the eastern seaboard of North America from the Carolinas into
New reports said heavy winds caused an accident at
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