Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian Still Tormenting Travel

Courtesy The Weather Channel

Hurricane Ian was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane past due Wednesday night, however that doesn’t mean the travel woes that wild weather brings are ended.

Early Thursday morning, FlightAware listed close to 2,000 flight cancellations inside, into, or out of the US. Not quite, the airports with the maximum canceled flights have been in Florida and the southeast.

A handful of airports stay closed for commercial operations

Orlando International Airport (MCO) ceased industrial operations Wednesday morning however stays open to open to just accept emergency/useful resource and comfort flights, if essential. In practise for Ian’s arrival, airport employees tied down the jet bridges and protected the ticket counters. The airport’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is in complete activation. And, relying on damage evaluation, commercial operations are predicted to resume Friday, MCO said in a assertion.

Here are a number of the other airports that closed in advance of Hurricane Ian’s arrival.

Airports open, with delays & cancellations.

Key West International Airport (EYW) plans to reopen at 7am on Thursday, September 29.

Airlines offering alerts and travel waivers

Here are hyperlinks to the travel alerts and journey waiver offers from many domestic airways. Many now cover flights to, from, or via airports in towns during Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas.

If you’ve got a flight scheduled, make sure to preserve checking again.

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Delta Air Lines

Frontier Airlines


Spirit Airlines

Southwest Airlines

United Airlines

Airlines & Airports Brace for Hurricane Ian

Courtesy The Weather Channel

Updated Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Hurricane Ian is inflicting airports to shut and airlines to cancel flights and provide passengers tour waivers.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) plans to forestall industrial operations at 10:30 am on Wednesday, September 28, till it is secure to renew flights.

Tampa International Airport (TPA) will droop operations at five pm today.

Other airports in the vicinity are last operations Tuesday and Wednesday as nicely. Others are advising vacationers to be organized for canceled flights.

Airlines providing journey waivers due to Hurricane Ian

Many airways have published journey advisories and are imparting no-rate travel waivers to passengers flying to, from, or thru airports in Hurricane Ian’s direction.

Alaska Airlines has a Hurricane Ian-related journey alert published for five airports.

American Airlines has issued a journey alert for 20 airports in the western Caribbean and Florida, allowing clients whose journey plans are suffering from Hurricane Ian to rebook with out alternate fees.

Delta Airlines has a tour alert for 20 airports.

JetBlue’s journey alert for Hurricane Ian applies to travel via eight airports.

The journey advisory for Southwest Airlines influences travel to and via a dozen airports.

And the United Airlines travel alert applies to 11 airports.

Of direction, all this can trade relying on what happens to the typhoon. So in case you are visiting within the following couple of days, make sure to check with your airline to look if flights are working.