Winter Storm Diego grounds more than 1,400 flights

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American Airways plane on the gates in O’Hare Worldwide Airport, Chicago.

Airways canceled greater than 1,400 flights over the weekend, as extreme climate from Virginia to Florida snarled air journey, with disruptions more likely to spill over into the work week.

Winter Storm Diego dumped snow and sleet throughout the Carolinas and Virginia, inflicting treacherous journey circumstances. The storm knocked out energy to some 200,000 clients, Duke Vitality mentioned.

American Airways mentioned it canceled 1,100 flights that had been scheduled for Sunday, on prime of 225 that had been known as off Saturday, because it wound down operations forward of the storm at its hub at Charlotte Douglas Worldwide Airport. The airport was probably the most affected on Sunday, with 1,100 cancellations — about three-quarters of its scheduled departures and arrivals, based on flight-tracking web site FlightAware.com.

American waived date-change charges for vacationers affected by the storm if they’ll fly by means of Dec. 15, and Delta Air Traces and JetBlue Airways additionally waived date change charges.

Southwest Airways would not not cost vacationers a flat payment to alter their dates, however mentioned clients would not need to pay the distinction in fare for altering their dates, if they’ll journey inside two weeks of the unique.

Some journey disruptions are set to proceed past Sunday. American mentioned it canceled 300 flights scheduled for Monday.

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