Midwest Storms Could Cause Big Holiday Travel Problems
Travel in the midwest is going to be a bugger the next couple of days according to USA Today:
UPDATE: A major winter storm is snarling flights in Chicago and elsewhere in the Midwest today (Thursday), a disruption that comes at the beginning of the busy Christmas travel rush. Southwest, the nation’s largest low-cost carrier, says it is canceling the “majority of our Thursday afternoon and evening flights” from both the Chicago Midway and Milwaukee airports. The airline also says it has canceled “many” of its morning and afternoon flights today to and from Kansas City. Southwest is the top carrier at Chicago Midway and has a major presence at Milwaukee, where it also is the top carrier if flights at subsidiary AirTran are included. Southwest’s cancellations will have a significant impact on flight schedules at both airports. Southwest, like most other big airlines, has instituted a flexible rebooking policy that allows most customers flying into the storm’s path to make one change free of charge. But, for those who are sticking to plans to fly today, the Midwest is a trouble spot.
Are you planning on traveling this weekend for the Christmas Holiday? Will this Midwest Storm cause you to change your plans?