Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights
Hurricane Sandy hasn't made landfall yet but the storm is already having an
impact on travelers.
An estimated 3,500 flights nationwide have been canceled in anticipation of
the storm. Fort Worth-based Amercan Airlines and American Eagle canceled 140
flights Sunday and pre-canceled 1,431 flights through Wednesday.
Some of the most affected cities for flight cancellations are Newark,
Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.
Airlines are waiving change fees for travelers going to and from select east
DFW International Airport is prepared for any passengers who might be
stranded. The airport will keep restaurants and shops open later and is ready
to distribute hotel vouchers, cots or toiletry kits for those in need.
Airlines anticipate more delays and/or cancellations in the aftermath of the