The Northeast United States is under the grip of fierce winter storm Grayson or bomb cyclone which has progressed upwards from the Southeast gaining intensity. The snowy, bone-chilling storm has brought all major airports in the Northeast USA to a standstill causing temporary disruption of flight operations, domestic and international. Over 5000 flights to and from New York’s LaGuardia Airport, JFK International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport have been cancelled as per the updates from Indian Eagle’s partner airlines.
The National Weather Service has issued snowstorm alerts for New Jersey, New York, New England, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, stressing possibility of snow logging from 1 to 2 feet in the bomb cyclone-affected parts of these states. Given the adverse circumstances, major international airlines have announced travel wavier for those looking to cancel or reschedule their travel to, from or through the Northeast USA.
We at Indian Eagle compiled details of the following airlines’ travel waiver which is subject to the airlines’ terms and conditions pertaining travel dates, origin cities, arrival cities and seat availability.
Delta Airlines’ Travel Alerts for Bomb Cyclone in Northeast USA
In response to the impact of bomb cyclone in the Northeast USA, Delta Airlines has announced waiver for cancelled flights and flight rescheduling. Those having confirmed tickets for Delta flights to, from or through the Northeast US airports are eligible for the travel waiver. If you are looking to cancel your travel due to flight cancellation or considerable delay (90 minutes or more) in departure, you can claim a refund for the unused part of your Delta flight ticket.
You can request a one-time change to your confirmed ticket even in case of neither flight cancellation nor flight delay for traveling to, from, or through the affected Northeast US cities including Albany, NY (ALB); Bangor, ME (ALB); Boston, MA (BOS), Burlington, VT (BTV); Hartford, CT (BDL); Manchester, NH (MHT); New York JFK, NY LaGuardia, Newark (EWR); Portland, ME (PWM); White Plains, NY (HPN) and Providence, RI (PVD).
As per Delta Airlines’ latest update to Indian Eagle, all cancelled flights and trips dated January 4 to 6 can be rebooked until January 12 for traveling before or on January 12, 2018. If you are looking to travel beyond January 12, 2018, Delta Airlines’ change of date fee will be waived but you will have to pay a fare difference. The rescheduled travel must happen within one year from the date when the original ticket was issued.
United Airlines’ Travel Alerts for Bomb Cyclone in Northeast USA
United Airlines has also come up with travel waiver for flight cancellations and delays in the event of bomb cyclone in the Northeast USA and the Mid-Atlantic region. The airline has conformed Indian Eagle about its additional flexibility for travelers to change their travel plans. The passengers of United Airlines’ cancelled flights as well as the travelers cancelling their trips dated January 4 and 5 are eligible for the travel waivers including change fee and fare difference, which are applicable to rescheduled trips on United Airlines flights departing on or before January 8, 2018. You can avail United Airlines’ travel waiver only for the originally ticketed itinerary and travel cabin (fare class).
American Airlines’ Travel Alerts for Bomb Cyclone in Northeast USA
Winter Storm Grayson or bomb cyclone in the Northeast United States caused cancellation American Airlines’ 250 flights on January 3 and 775 flights on January 4. If you booked your flight on American Airlines to, from, or through the Northeast US airports by January 2 and for traveling by January 6, 2018, you may avail the airline’s change fee and fare difference waiver in case of flight cancellation and flight rescheduling. The change fee may be waived for rescheduling your travel not beyond January 12, 2018 and for the same itinerary as ticketed originally. You must travel in the same cabin to get waiver on fare difference.
American Airlines’ travel waiver applies to cancelled flights and cancelled trips to, from, or through Albany, NY (ALB); Bangor, ME (ALB); Boston, MA (BOS), Burlington, VT (BTV); Hartford, CT (BDL); Manchester, NH (MHT); New York JFK, NY LaGuardia, Newark (EWR); Portland, ME (PWM); White Plains, NY (HPN); Newburgh, NY (SWF); Westchester, NY (HPN); Philadelphia (PHL) and Providence, RI (PVD).
JetBlue Airways’ Travel Alerts for Bomb Cyclone in Northeast USA
Some of JetBlue Airways’ US to India flights have been cancelled, while some have been delayed due to Winter Storm Grayson or bomb cyclone in the Northeast USA. JetBlue Airways’ travel waiver may be availed by those whose travel dated January 4 has been affected. The cancelled flights can be rebooked until January 10 for traveling before or on January 10.
JetBlue Airways’ travel waiver is available for cancelled flights and trips to, from and through Buffalo, NY (BUF); Baltimore, MD (BWI); Charlotte, NC (CLT); Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU); Richmond, VA (RIC); Rochester, NY (ROC); Syracuse, NY (SYR); Washington DC, (DCA); Washington DC, (IAD); Worcester, MA (ORH) and the cities mentioned above.
Indian Eagle Travel
We are at work 24×7 to help our customers reschedule or cancel their travel to, from, or through the cities affected by bomb cyclone or winter storm Grayson in the Northeast USA. We do appreciate your patience since we are experiencing high call volumes (1-800-615-3969). We are in contact with the airlines that we book flights on to and from the Northeast city airports. However, be advised to check your flight status (delayed or cancelled) on the operating airline’s website.