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Weather-Related Flight Delays Sweep Across the U.S. Monday Morning

Excerpt from USA Today

Dec 09, 2013 12:00 pm

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Delays at major hubs in Dallas, Chicago, and D.C. will have an impact on arrivals and connections at airports throughout the country. This is only the first of a series of nationwide delays that flyers will experience this winter.

— Samantha Shankman

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Stranded travelers sleep on cots in Terminal D at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Max Faulkner / Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT

Nearly 1,300 flights have been canceled nationwide and more than 1,500 others delayed of 9:40 a.m. ET Monday.

The hardest hit airport so far today has been Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), which accounted for more than half of the USA’s cancellations by mid-morning, according to FlightStats. The airport’s 730-plus cancellations came mostly on American and its American Eagle regional affiliate.

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