CHICAGO SAYS AIRLINES CANCEL ALMOST 350 FLIGHTS AT O’HARE
(The following is a reformatted version of a press release issued by the Chicago Department of Aviation and received via e-mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.)
February 21, 2013
Due to winter weather conditions in the Chicago area, airlines at O’Hare International Airport are reporting delays averaging 30 minutes for in/outbound flights. Airlines have canceled nearly 350 flights primarily due to weather.
At Midway, airlines report some delays averaging 20 minutes and more than 30 cancellations.
Passengers traveling today, and those picking up passengers, should check their airline’s web site for flight status.
The next airport update will be recorded only on the media line today between 8:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.
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