Airlines canceled most New York City-area flights scheduled for the last hours ahead of a strong winter storm that’s expected to bring high winds and heavy snow to the region.
LaGuardia Airport said all commercial flights were suspended, while public transportation to John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport was disrupted and most afternoon flights were canceled. More than 70% the departures scheduled from Kennedy Airport, or 151 flights, have been canceled as have 90%, or 106 flights from LaGuardia Airport. More than 70% of the departures, 162 flights, from United Airlines hub at Newark were also canceled. All the carriers encouraged customer to check with their airline for up-to-date information