UNITED AIRLINES EXTENDS EAST COAST WEATHER WAIVER REBOOKING PERIOD
Source: United Continental Holdings
United Airlines today extended the period during which customers whose flights were delayed or cancelled as a result of east coast weather may rebook their itineraries without fee.
Customers ticketed on flights to, from or through impacted cities from Oct. 28 through Oct. 31 may now reschedule their itineraries for travel through Nov. 7 with a one-time date or time change, and the airline will waive the change fees. Customers whose flights are cancelled or delayed more than two hours may request refunds to the original form of payment. A complete list of impacted cities, details, eligible travel dates and updates are available at united.com.
Affected United Hubs
- New York/Newark - United has suspended flights today and Tuesday to and from its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport, as well as at John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia. Conditions permitting, the airline plans to resume inbound flights early afternoon Wednesday.
- Washington - United has suspended flights to and from Dulles International Airport today and most of Tuesday. The airline anticipates resuming inbound flights to Dulles on Tuesday evening, and resuming a more normal schedule of flights on Wednesday. United has similarly suspended operations at Reagan Washington National and Baltimore/WashingtonInternational Airport.
- Cleveland - Due to high winds, United has suspended regional operations to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport this afternoon. United anticipates resuming service Tuesday afternoon, weather permitting.
- Chicago - Many flights to and from Chicago O'Hare International Airport today are delayed due to high winds.
Due to excessive wind conditions, United is enabling customers ticketed for travel to, from or through Cleveland Hopkins or Chicago O'Hare from Oct. 29 through Oct. 30 to reschedule their itineraries through Nov. 7 with a one-time date or time change. The airline will waive the change fees.