Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakely reports holiday passengers expecting turkey day travel troubles received a pleasant surprise as few O’Hare flights delayed or cancelled due to the northeast storm.
If your email’s been down since Hurricane Sandy hit on Monday night, you might be waiting quite some time before it’s up and running again.
Some ComEd crews and others from the Chicago area have started heading east, ahead of Hurricane Sandy, to be in place to help with recovery once the storm makes landing next week.
A string of thunderstorms is causing major delays for air travelers heading to and from the east coast.
Hurricane Irene has stranded nearly 700,000 air travelers at airports across the country, and now, frustrated passengers – including many at O’Hare International Airport – must wait to be rebooked on flights.
The 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rattled the East Coast may have been felt here in Chicago.
Another monstrous snowstorm on the East Coast has delayed hundreds of flights at O’Hare International Airport.
With a monstrous snowstorm pounding the East Coast, it’s likely to be another day of cancelled and delayed flights at Chicago’s airports.
Airlines are clearing away some of the backlog after the massive storm in the East Coast. But not quickly enough for some passengers. Many still are stuck at O’Hare International Airport. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Airline flight troubles to the East Coast continued to have a ripple effect in Chicago today.
Getting home from the holidays is on hold for hundreds of thousands of travelers. The massive blizzard that buried the East Coast has left people stranded at airports all over the country, including here in Chicago.
Some weary travelers are being forced to call O’Hare International Airport home for the holidays.