United Airlines will not have any flights on Saturday, January 23rd and Sunday, January 24th at Dulles and other Washington metro area airports due to the extreme winter weather conditions from Winter Storm Jonas. United Airlines reports that operations will be limited on the afternoon of Sunday, January 23rd.
Services will slowly resume on Sunday afternoon at New York airports and Newark Airports, including its Newark Liberty Airport hub. Travelers can expect an increased number delays and cancellations for flights in the Northeast over the next couple of days.
United Airlines customers who are traveling to or from one of the airports with delays or cancellations can change their flight time or dates one time. Change fees will be waived. Visit United Travel Waivers to learn more about United Airlines’ travel waivers.
Other airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights as a result of Winter Storm Jonas. On Saturday, January 23rd, 5,127 flights had been cancelled for flights within and departing from the U.S., according to Flight Aware. Flight Aware also reported that there were 4,494 delays on Saturday for all flights within and departing from the U.S.
John F. Kennedy Airport had 442 cancellations as of 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday. That works out to 83% of the flights at the airport. There were 330 cancellations at Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport had 255 cancellations, 88% of its flights were cancelled. Baltimore Washington International Airport had 228 cancellations or 85% of its flights were cancelled.
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