CHICAGO SAYS AIRLINES CANCEL MORE THAN 300 FLIGHTS AT O'HARE

     (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)
February 21, 2013
10:30 a.m. Airport update                                                        
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 more than 300 flights primarily due to 
weather.
At Midway, airlines report some delays averaging 15 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 emailed and recorded on the media line today 
between 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.                                                  
Thank you. 
Chicago Department of Aviation
Media Relations Office
Email: cdamedia@cityofchicago.org  
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