CHICAGO SAYS AIRLINES AT O’HARE CANCELED ABOUT 300 FLIGHTS

     (The following statement from the Chicago Department of Aviation was 
received by e-mail and was reformatted. The sender verified the statement.) 
Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA)
3:30 p.m. Airport update
December 20, 2012 
Due to low visibility in the Chicago area, airlines at O’Hare International 
Airport are reporting delays of between 30 to 90 minutes for in/outbound 
flights.  Airlines have canceled nearly 300 flights primarily due to weather.    
At Midway, airlines report minor delays and more than 150 cancellations.  
Southwest Airlines has canceled all flights after 4:30 p.m. today.
Passengers  traveling  today, and those picking up passengers, should check 
their airline’s web site for flight status.                                      
The next airport update will be emailed and recorded on the media line today 
between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.                                                  
Thank you. 
Chicago Department of Aviation
Media Relations Office
Email: cdamedia@cityofchicago.org  
(kgt)NY 
 
 
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