USA Weather Update – Sever Storm Impacting Sea and Air Service

USA Weather Update – Sever Storm Impacting Sea and Air Service

NY airports open, marine terminals closed Friday due to snow


The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said flight operations at its three airports resumed late Friday morning after numerous cancellations due to heavy snow fall and high winds.
JFK International reported 192 cancellations, while Newark Liberty noted 285 cancelled flights and at LaGuardia there were 271 terminated flights.

The maritime port is open, but truck gates into the major container terminals are closed today. Maher Terminals, the port’s largest, said it closed its truck processing gates at 4 p.m. on Thursday and will reopen on Monday.

The Massachusetts Port Authority said it was open but flights were being cancelled and travellers urged to check with their carriers. Thursday evening it said with winter weather approaching that airlines were expected to reduce service and cancel flights today. It said it would clear the runways and taxiways in anticipation of service resuming late Friday morning


Note will be delayed vessel sailings as well as a major impact on airline cargo services during this time whilst backlogs of cargo are cleared and businesses resume normal operations.