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Winter storm causes delayed flights and cancellation from O’Hare, holiday plans set back

CHICAGO — Some vacationers are nonetheless struggling to get to their locations Saturday morning after 1000’s of flights had been cancelled throughout the nation Friday.

In addition to flight points, vacationers at O’Hare Internation Airport had hassle attending to their gates due to the airport prepare programs being down — including chaos for vacationers.

The down system led to folks ready in line for shuttle buses to get them to terminals, parking tons and rental automobiles — some waited as much as two and a half hours.

Many vacationers had been already coping with flight cancelations or delays with over 584 flights cancelled out of O’Hare Friday and almost 9,000 flights delayed.

More than 300 flights had been cancelled at Midway airport.

The journey inconveniences amid the vacations are solely part of a a lot larger difficulty stemming from the winter storm and trailing artic air that’s persevering with to affect a lot of the nation.

Across the U.S. almost 6,000 flights had been cancelled and greater than 11,000 had been delayed inflicting a ripple impact.

“My flight here is an hour late already and I have a tight connection in Frankfort, only 3 hours or so, we’ll see,” Puja Chandnani mentioned.

Since midnight Friday evening there have been almost 150 flight cancellations at O’Hare and 70 flights cancelled at halfway. More than 1,000 flights already cancelled or delayed throughout the nation, setting the stage for one more day of journey points. Many are nonetheless holding out hope they are going to nonetheless get to their locations by Christmas.

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