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.
Forbes – The aviation world is used to cleaning up the delays their schedules that result from bad storms. But in the case of New York‘s major airports, an actual clean up from Hurricane Sandy is needed before they can reopen.
Los Angeles Times – About 130 flights have been canceled out of Los Angeles International Airport as Hurricane Sandy hammered the Eastern Seaboard, airport officials said Monday.
Officials warned that additional flights could be affected by the super storm, which was expected to force more than 60 of those cancellations Monday. The others came Sunday.
The Boston Globe – Travel ground to a halt in New England Monday and was expected to do so for much of Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy lashed the Eastern Seaboard with driving rain and powerful winds, bringing travel by plane, train, bus, and boat to a standstill.