KINGSTON, Jamaica - An Ananda Alert has been activated for 15-year-old Danieke Williamson otherwise called ‘Angel’ of Hill View Terrace, Kingston 19, who has been missing since Wednesday, May 15.
Danieke is of brown complexion, slim build and 5-feet-4 inches tall.
The Constant Spring Police report that Daniek ...more »
THE big storm heading for the United States Northeast is already disrupting air travel.
United Airlines said it has cancelled 900 flights for today in advance of the storm. Delta Air Lines Inc cancelled 740.
New England could get smacked with up to two feet (0.6 metres) of snow today, while New York City is under a blizzard warning for as much as a foot (0.3 metres) or more.
The airports with the most cancellations today are Newark Liberty, Boston's Logan International and LaGuardia, in that order, according to airline tracking website FlightAware.
American Airlines cancelled 50 flights yesterday and was scrapping 50 more today. A spokesman said more flights were likely to be cancelled last night.
Yesterday, the biggest weather problems were in Chicago. O'Hare has seen 85 cancelled departures.
Airlines issued so-called "weather waivers", allowing passengers flying in the storm-affected areas to change their flight date without paying a change fee.
In recent years airlines have tried to get ahead of big storms by cancelling flights in advance rather than crossing their fingers that they could operate in bad weather. Travellers can still face days-long delays in getting home, but the advanced cancellations generally mean they get more notice and can wait out the storm at home or a hotel, rather than on a cot at the airport.
In addition, reservation systems have been programmed to automatically re-book passengers when flights are cancelled. And travellers now receive notifications by e-mail, phone or text message.
— Associated Press
An American Airlines Boeing 707
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