Business Insider – In the few days since Sandy blasted its way through the East Coast, the superstorm has forced airlines to cancel nearly 20,000 flights and left travelers stranded across the country.
In just the first day of the storm alone, nearly 8,000 flights were grounded, only decreasing to 7,000 the day after, according to FlightStats.com.
USA Today – The number of Sandy-related flight cancellations remained significant on Thursday, but finally started to tail off following this week’s “superstorm.”
Flight-tracking service FlightStats says 873 flights — most at the New York-area airports — were canceled today (Nov. 1) and that another 36 have been tomorrow because of Sandy.
CNN Money – Airlines and airports in the Northeast started making tentative steps toward normalcy on Wednesday in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, though LaGuardia Airport in New York City remained stubbornly under water.
Condé Nast Traveler – As we head into Day 2 of Hurricane Sandy here in the northeast, here’s the status report on what it’s doing to flights, hotels, and car rental rates.
• According to FlightStats.com, 5,751 flights have been cancelled in North America today alone.
USA Today – Airlines are starting to put planes in the skies on the East Coast, but passengers from 15,773 canceled flights over the last few days may have trouble finding a seat on one of them.