Over 100 Flights Cancelled at Boston Logan Airport as Snow Covers Massachusetts

By just before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, over 100 flights were canceled at Boston Logan International Airport, as another snowstorm swept across the entire state. A weather-related advisory was issued at 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 16, urging passengers to verify flight statuses on the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) site before heading to the airport.

At 9:42 a.m., the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) indicated that snow might cause delays at Boston Logan. By just before 1 p.m., FlightAware.com reported the cancellation of slightly over 100 flights in and out of the airport, along with over 290 flights experiencing delays.

Operating regular taxi cab services in Boston, we, as dedicated shuttle service providers, are deeply concerned about the current situation. The unforeseen surge in booking cancellations at Boston Airport Shuttle has created operational challenges, impacting our ability to seamlessly connect passengers between destinations.

This abrupt increase not only raises logistical hurdles but also prompts us to closely examine the root causes and implement strategic measures to address and mitigate the impact on our services. As we navigate through these challenges, our commitment to providing reliable transportation services remains unwavering, and we are actively working to adapt and optimize our operations for the benefit of our valued passengers.

Republic Airways, Cape Air, and United Airlines experienced the highest number of cancellations, whereas JetBlue, Delta, and Republic Airways were the top three delayed airlines just after noon, as indicated by the site. In the Boston area, National Weather Service forecasters anticipate a transition from snow to a wintry mix of rain, freezing rain, or sleet by early afternoon on Tuesday.

The combination will revert to snow, gradually diminishing between 5 and 7 p.m., caution forecasters. The weather service advises evening commuters to prepare for slippery road conditions later. Massport’s media relations director, Jennifer Mehigan, explained that today’s anticipated flight disruptions are not solely attributed to Massachusetts’ snowfall; weather-related ground stops in Chicago and New York may also affect Logan flights.

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