WEATHER: Airport Passengers Stranded on East Coast Due to Hurricane Sandy

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    Due to severe weather forecast for the eastern United States, United Airlines and several other major airlines have canceled more than 6,000 selected flights to and from mid-Atlantic and northeast airports.

    On Monday, the airline started limiting or suspending service at several airports in the region, including at its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. United expects to resume service on Tuesday with selected cancellations, weather permitting.

    Options for Travelers

    Customers ticketed on flights to, from or through impacted cities from Oct. 28 through Oct. 31 may reschedule their itineraries for travel through Nov. 4 with a one-time date or time change, and the airline will waive the change fees.

    For flights that are canceled or delayed more than two hours, customers may request refunds to the original form of payment. Complete details, eligible travel dates and updates are available at

    Customers may change travel plans quickly and conveniently via Customers may also book a new reservation, change an existing reservation or check flight status by calling United Reservations at 800-UNITED-1.

    Impacted Airports

    United is canceling selected flights on Sunday, and limiting or suspending operations Monday and early Tuesday, to and from the following airports:

    · New York/Newark (Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia)

    · Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport and Reagan Washington National)

    · Albany, N.Y.

    · Allentown, Pa.

    · Baltimore, Md.

    · Boston, Mass.

    · Buffalo, N.Y.

    · Burlington, Vt.

    · Charleston, S.C.

    · Charleston, W.V.

    · Erie, Pa.

    · Harrisburg, Pa.

    · Hartford, Conn.

    · Manchester, N.H.

    · Norfolk, Va.

    · Philadelphia, Pa.

    · Pittsburgh, Pa.

    · Portland, Maine

    · Providence, R.I.

    · Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

    · Richmond, Va.

    · Roanoke, Va.

    · Rochester, N.Y.

    · Syracuse, N.Y.

    · White Plains, N.Y.

    · Wilkes Barre-Scranton, Pa.


    Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

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