August 1, 2014
Hoping to avoid a repeat of a travelers' nightmare last month, JetBlue is canceling flights Friday in advance of an approaching East Coast storm.
The airline says more than 200 flights have been scrubbed, most
of them to or from New York.
During a snowstorm last month, hundreds of JetBlue passengers
got stuck on board planes at New York's J-F-K airport for up to ten
and a-half hours. It took days for the airline to get its
The airline says today's cancellations are aimed at preventing a
repeat, by freeing up airport gates and insuring flight crews are
available where they're needed.