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Air Travel is Delayed at all Area Airports Today May 16 - How to check your flights?

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Today, (Wednesday -  May 16) the FAA is reporting for New York’s LaGuardia, Philadelphia, and Newark Liberty airports the following:

  • Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to La Guardia Airport, New York, NY (LGA) is currently experiencing delays averaging 52 minutes
  • Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ (EWR). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 1 hour and 43 minutes.
  • Due to WEATHER / LOW CEILINGS, departure traffic destined to Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA (PHL) is currently experiencing delays averaging 1 hour and 52 minutes.

Most Airlines now offer APP, text, or email updates to flight delays.  Make sure to sign up for them.  That will be your fastest way to get notifications. Also, make sure to check whether your airline is offering any waivers.

To keep informed on the status of the airports, you should sign up for their automatic notifications.  You can sign up for the area airports’ notifications at this link.

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Always remember to be safe.  It is more dangerous going to an airport in these conditions, than flying.  We want you to keep traveling.

If you do it the old-fashioned way and check frequently for yourself, here are the links to major carriers:

United Flight Check

United Waivers

Delta Flight Check

Delta Waivers

American Flight Check

American Waivers

Air France Flight Check

British Airways Flight Check

Emirates Flight Status

Lufthansa Flight Status

Norwegian Flight Check

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