INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 27, 2015) – A major snowstorm in the Northeast is causing flight cancellations across the country.
Some areas are expected to get more then two feet of snow. Airlines canceled nearly 7,000 flights Monday and Tuesday to avoid hazardous travel conditions. The widespread cancellations caused a ripple effect at airports all over the U.S. There were fourteen flights canceled at the Indianapolis International Airport Tuesday morning.
One of the airports that is most impacted by the storm is Chicago O’Hare International Airport because it’s a hub for many connecting flights to the east coast.
Most airlines are allowing travelers to reschedule their flights at no cost due to the weather-related cancellations. At the Indianapolis International Airport, airline employees said most travelers were contact Monday night or early Tuesday morning regarding cancelled flights. So, there were not too many stranded passengers.