Monday, March 02, 2009

Snow Job

It wasn't really all that much of a stow storm, at least in the New York area, despite the shrieking television bobble-heads.

Nevertheless, the airports are a mess throughout the East, partly because the airlines appear to have hit the panic button. In Atlanta, 1,441 flights were canceled yesterday, half of the total scheduled. (Of those that did arrive and depart, 60 percent were late, and most of those were classified as "excessively late," meaning at least 45 minutes behind schedule.) This is according to

Planes are moving in the New York area, but cancellations nevertheless are high today: 445 as of 10 a.m. at Newark; 265 at La Guardia; 218 at Kennedy. In Boston, 250 flights were scrubbed, about a quarter of the total scheduled for today.


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