Nearly 2K Flights Canceled As Ice Storm Hits South

  • Airlines canceled over 1,800 flights in the United States Wednesday, after an ice storm hit states from Texas to West Virginia.
  • A total of 1,897 flights within, into or out of the United States were canceled, while 750 flights were delayed as of 8.41 a.m. ET, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.
  • “This week’s winter storm is having an impact on our operations, accounting for a significant number of cancelations,” American Airlines Group Inc said in a statement, adding that it proactively canceled flights and notified passengers.