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.
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