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A severe winter has canceled more than 5,000 flights in the US

A severe winter has canceled more than 5,000 flights in the US

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Texas-based Southwest and American Airlines had the highest number of cancellations.

More than 5,100 flights have been canceled since Monday (30) due to the severe winter in the United States. Including, flights are being canceled this Wednesday (1) as dangerous weather spreads across the southeast of the country this week.

A winter storm watch is in effect for parts of North and Central Texas through Thursday morning, with freezing rain and snow forecast for the area, the National Weather Service in Fort Worth warned.

More than 2,100 U.S. flights were canceled as of 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, and more than 1,500 were delayed, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. Southwest and American Airlines, both based in Texas, had the highest number of cancellations, canceling 17% and 27% of their schedules, respectively.

While the transport department is demanding that airlines refund passengers whose flights have been cancelled, airlines have also started offering discounts as winter approaches. It’s cold after last week’s winter storm disrupted flights.

This report contains information from the portal USA TodayIt also lists city and airline (American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit and United) rebooking and cancellation policies.

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