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Airlines try to restore stability to post-Sandy skies

BaltimoreSun Baltimore Sun – After the havoc that Hurricane Sandy wreaked on the nation’s airlines, experts project that the industry should return to normal by early this week.

During the first four days of the storm, close to 20,000 flights had been canceled, a figure that was dropping dramatically by the day as the week went on, according to FlightStats (

Airlines Target Thursday for Post-Sandy New York Flights

WallStreetJournalWall Street Journal – Airline flights returned to New York’s Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday morning, but most of them didn’t have any passengers aboard.

Incredible Heatmap Shows How Sandy Grounded Most Of The East Coast

BusinessInsiderBusiness 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


Sandy: Flight cancellations top 20,000, but start to ease

USA TodayUSA 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.

Airlines resume flights after hurricane

CNNMoneyCNN 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.