Delays were already stretching into Wednesday as airlines preemptively canceled flights in anticipation of crippling weather conditions across much of the East.
Richmond International typically has about 152 flights - both arrivals and departures - per day on weekdays.
Tuesday, March 14, is projected to be harsh for the East Coast as well, particularly for the Washington-Baltimore region.
"There is a "check flight status" icon on the home page of our website - flylouisville.com", she said. Other airlines are expected to make final decisions on Monday afternoon. American Airlines flight from Philadelphia to Orlando, you're out of luck. In 2015, the airport served 18.5 million travelers.
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RIC has also canceled 51 flights for Tuesday, approximately a third of the flights scheduled, mostly to or from the Northeast.
As winter storm Stella heads for the northeast US on Tuesday airlines are preparing for thousands of flight cancellations and governments and airlines throughout the region are checking their coffers to see how this late season blizzard may affect their finances. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the city and parts of neighboring New Jersey and CT, with wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour and low visibility predicted.
American Airlines is waiving change fees for flights to and from certain airports in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Maine, and more.
Many U.S. carriers are waving change fees for customers who are scheduled to fly to and from airports under the storm's bull's-eye.