Snowstorm Hammers the Airlines
Photo: Airplane taxiing at the airport amid a winter storm. (photo via iStock/Getty Images Plus/uatp2)
On January 29, Mother Nature made her presence known. A nor'easter roared up the east coast, putting a virtual stop to travel of any kind, but especially airlines. Between the major eastern seaboard cities of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Boston, as well hub cities such as Atlanta and Miami, 6,810 flights were delayed with 6,030 cancellations over three days.