More delays, cancellations ahead of holiday weekend due to storms, air traffic controller shortage

The issues started Saturday as severe weather began to sweep through parts of the country.

News 12 Staff

Jun 28, 2023, 9:54 AM

Updated 329 days ago

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Wednesday was another day of flyer frustration for people dealing with delays and cancellations at New York airports.
The issues with cancellations and delays seem to be improving from this morning at LaGuardia Airport, where many have been stranded for days.
Nancy Zaretsky came to town to go to her 40th reunion, but since Monday has hit multiple roadblocks trying to get back to Miami.
"I come, I leave, I come, I leave, now thankfully I’m leaving. I just got to get home. It's Wednesday. It's Wednesday,” says Zaretsky.
The issues started Saturday as severe weather began to sweep through parts of the country. The FAA warned a shortage of experienced air traffic controllers could impact flights this summer.
The Port Authority is expecting more than two million passengers will travel at the New York City area airports over the Fourth of July holiday.
The Port Authority says to plan ahead and allow extra travel time.
If your flight was canceled and you need help rebooking, click here.


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