Winter storm Grayson: US flights cancelled or delayed across the country

Winter storm Grayson: US flights cancelled or delayed across the country

Winter storm Grayson has brought snow and blizzards to the East Coast of the US.

As the storm sweeps northwards, blizzard warnings have been put in black for many areas bracing themselves to get hit.

Snow fell in Florida’s capital Tallahassee for the first time in three decades yesterday, sparking states of emergency in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Florida.

Many airports and flights have been affected by the weather conditions. Check here to see if you will be affected.

Alaska Airlines

The airline tweeted early in the week advising passengers travelling through Boston, JFK, LaGuardia, Philadelphia and Newark Liberty airports to be prepared for disruption.

Sharing an update on their website, they wrote: “Due to storms expected in the Northeast, we have canceled some flights and will be closely monitoring the weather conditions. There may be more cancellations. Please check your flight status before departing for the airport.

“We are offering the following travel waiver if you prefer to change, postpone, or cancel your plans.”

Allegiant Air

Writing on their website, Allegiant advised passengers that “due to changing travel conditions, all flight information is subject to change at any time”. There is a tracker for passengers to check the status of their flights.

American Airlines

Preparing for winter storm Grayson, the company is allowing passengers travelling to, through or from a list of airports to change their flights for no fee. Passengers using the following airports are eligible with certain conditions:

  • Albany, New York (ALB)
  • Bangor, Maine (BGR)
  • Boston, Massachusetts (BOS)
  • Burlington, Vermont (BTV)
  • Hartford, Connecticut (BDL)
  • Long Island, New York (ISP)
  • Manchester, New Hampshire (MHT)
  • Montreal, Canada (YUL)
  • Newark, New Jersey (EWR)
  • Newburgh, New York (SWF)
  • New Haven, Connecticut (HVN)
  • New York Kennedy, New York (JFK)
  • New York LaGuardia, New York (LGA)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PHL)
  • Portland, Maine (PWM)
  • Providence, Rhode Island (PVD)
  • Quebec, Canada (YQB)
  • Westchester, New York (HPN)


The airline announced yesterday they are cancelling more than 400 mainline and Delta Connection regional flights. JFK and LaGuardia are the most heavily affected airports, with Logan International also suffering.

They have also warned of additional cancellations as the storm moves north. Passengers should use the flight tracker on the Delta website to check the status of their individual flight.


Passengers flying to, from or through JFK on the 4 and 5 of January are able to change their flights without being charged a fee, as the airline anticipates inches of snow affecting flights.


Passengers flying through cities impacted by winter weather can change their flight without paying a fee. They advise passengers to check their site for ongoing updates on flights and airport closures.

Southwest Airlines

Flights through the following airports will be affected by the winter weather:

  • Albany (ALB)
  • Boston (BOS)
  • Hartford (BDL)
  • Islip/Long Island (ISP)
  • Manchester (MHT)
  • New York/LaGuardia (LGA)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • Portland (PWM)
  • Providence (PVD)

Spirit Airlines

Passengers are advised to check their individual flight on the flight tracker. Flights through the following airports can be changed with no charge, although a fare difference may apply:

  • Atlantic City, NJ (ACY)
  • Boston, MA (BOS)
  • Hartford, CT (BDL)
  • New York, NY (LGA)
  • Newark, NJ (EWR)
  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL)


LaGuardia, Islip, Philadelphia, Trenton and Providence airports are facing cancellations by Frontier. The airline has cancelled the following flights:

Thursday, January 4, 2018

1779 ISP-MCO
1780 MCO-ISP
1795 ISP-MIA
1778 MCO-ISP
1783 ISP-MCO
1785 ISP-PBI
1786 PBI-ISP
1791 ISP-RSW
1790 RSW-ISP
1441 ISP-TPA
1440 TPA-ISP
1734 MCO-PVD
1731 PVD-MCO
1158 CVG-LGA
1462 ATL-LGA
1465 LGA-ATL
1596 MIA-LGA
1597 LGA-MIA
1688 CLT-TTN
1689 TTN-CLT
1566 ATL-TTN
1223 TTN-TPA
1222 TPA-TTN
1774 MCO-TTN
1775 TTN-MCO
1776 MCO-TTN
1821 TTN-RSW
1822 RSW-TTN
1671 PHL-MCO
1794 MIA-PHL
1793 PHL-MIA
1672 MCO-PHL
1673 PHL-MCO

Friday, January 5, 2018

1779 ISP-MCO
1791 ISP-RSW
1567 TTN-ATL
1777 TTN-MCO

Published at Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:37:00 +0000

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