By The Financial District
More Than 1,000 U.S. Flights Canceled Due To Winter Weather
More than 1,000 flights were canceled and many more delayed on Tuesday as a brutal ice storm continued to hit parts of the South and central United States, bringing a second day of transport problems, Lilit Marcus reported for CNN.
Photo Insert: As wintry conditions affected an area from Texas to West Virginia, airplane tracking website FlightAware reported that just over 1,000 flights had been canceled within the US.
As wintry conditions affected an area from Texas to West Virginia, airplane tracking website FlightAware reported that just over 1,000 flights had been canceled within the US and more than 1,200 delayed by about 10 a.m. ET (10 p.m. in Manila.) Texas has been particularly hard hit.
Three of the state's airports -- Dallas-Fort Worth International, Dallas Love Field, and Austin Bergstrom International -- are all experiencing significant disruption, according to FlightAware, with Dallas Fort Worth seeing the bulk of cancellations.
As of 10 a.m. ET, more than 560 flights to or from Dallas Forth Worth were canceled. Nashville International Airport in Tennessee was also seeing significant cancellations, with about 100 flights canceled by 10 a.m. ET.
Southwest, American, and regional carrier SkyWest have been the most affected airlines.
Texas-based Southwest and American had both canceled more than 300 flights by Tuesday morning, representing 8% and 10% of their schedules, respectively. On Monday, Southwest, which experienced an operational meltdown over the holidays, canceled about 12% of its schedule.
American canceled 6% of its flights. Across all carriers, more than 1,100 flights were canceled on Monday, with more than 6,000 delays.
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