13, for flights out of select airports in the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.
Jill Cristo was preparing to board a flight to San Francisco to visit her son. JetBlue Airways and American Airlines have been capping economy one-way flights out of the state at $99, ahead of the mass of flight cancellations expected this weekend.
Delta is a one of the few remaining USA airlines that has meteorologists on staff, creating forecasts for its operations and assisting dispatchers, pilots and ground crew.
Other airlines were waiting until the storm's path and potential impact becomes more clear, but Hurricane Irma could have an impact on the entire country when it comes to air travel.
As for preparation of the upcoming storm, Cathy Johnson said they're watching the news to get a better idea of the course of the storm as she believes it will start hitting them around Sunday.
By Saturday, its gates, ramps and hangars were empty, not a single American aircraft remained in Miami. Lauderdale, that could be a pretty big deal. Miami is the 12th busiest airport in America, having handled 44.6 million passengers in 2016. When that happened, its hurricane-force wind field expanded greatly, to about 110 miles wide, said Jeff Masters, meteorology director at the private service Weather Underground.
Airlines are preparing to cancel Florida flights that are in the path of Hurricane Irma.
On Thursday night, the airport had a different sort of chaos: A disturbed man with a knife was reportedly shot after getting on the tarmac and getting into a confrontation with an officer.
Rescue staff from the Municipal Emergency Management Agency investigate an empty flooded vehicle during the passage of Hurricane Irma through the northeastern part of Puerto Rico. Depending on how the next few days shape up the storm, the Carolinas could also see strong winds as a result of Irma. Delta has not yet made an announcement, Piccolo said.
Some airlines and cruise lines have left travelers in limbo. And personnel shortages at the airport - plus the thousands of bags now left without owners - have made it almost impossible for the airline to reunite passengers with their luggage until after Irma has passed, the airline says.
Beth John said Hurricane Charlie, a category four hurricane that hit Florida in 2004, caused little damage to their neighborhood with some trees down and a one to two-day power outage. "Each airline has their own parameters of how they handle canceled flights and rescheduling", Sumrall said.
The school announced Thursday that Saturday's home-opener against Northern Colorado has been cancelled after previously being moved up to noon ET. Harvey eviscerated the airline's operations in Houston, canceling 7,400.
Accusations of unfair pricing techniques have been investigated in the past, including after a deadly Amtrak derailment in 2015, but United States. officials said a year ago they found no evidence of wrongdoing in that instance.