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United / Continental Resume Flights at New York Airports

United / Continental Resume Flights at New York Airports

United Airlines and Continental Airlines will resume flight departures at noon today (local time) at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport, following the carriers’ suspension of operations Saturday and Sunday due to Hurricane Irene.

United and Continental employees from other domestic locations will fly to New York to assist their co-workers in resuming operations at area airports.

In addition, United and Continental will resume service that had been suspended on Sunday at several other airports along the US East Coast, including White Plains, N.Y., Boston, Mass., Hartford, Conn., Providence, R.I., Portland, Maine, Manchester, N.H., and Albany, N.Y. The airlines provide the latest flight information and operations summary at united.com and continental.com.

Flight Cancellations

United and Continental cancelled 2,265 flights on August 27 and August 28 and pre-cancelled an additional 437 flights for August 29, due to Hurricane Irene.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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