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New York’s JFK and Newark airports to open on Wednesday, LaGuardia still closed

With LaGuardia still all wet, JFK and Newark will see both scores of delayed fliers, n flyers with flights booked for Wednesday, and a host of passengers waiting for a delayed plane flying in with crew and equipment.

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Pics: New York area airports flooded with water, especially LGA

Airports will take a few days to get back up to speed, and LGA's future readiness will have to be reconsidered.

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How U.S. airlines and airports got it right when Sandy came to town

Last fall's hurricane Irene was an excellent test run for this year's larger storm and the airlines and airports put their knowledge in action.

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Quick update: All New York City airports remain closed

Airports are hit with the double whammy right now of underwater runways and being totally cut off from the city because of bridge, tunnel, and transit closures.

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Airport closure and flight cancellation overview; airlines expect $100 million hit

The seriousness of the situation is apparent to travelers currently stranded or planning alternate travel. The widespread cancellations, delays, and closure are reminiscent of the shutdown following the 9/11 attacks.

Airport closure and flight cancellation overview; airlines expect $100 million hit

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At least 6,000 domestic and international flights cancelled on second day of disruption

This week is a great time not to see the U.S. as the ripple effect of Sandy threatens departures and arrivals at airports outside of the effected areas.

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British Airways is casting glances at Gatwick to help ease Heathrow’s stress

The delay for a decision about London's air-travel future will likely produce more difficult choices as airlines weigh using Gatwick for the international connections they can no longer guarantee at Heathrow.

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Virgin Australia is spending money: Carrier buys stake in Tiger and offers $102 million for Skywest

The activity by Australian airlines and partners in Asia and the Middle East speak to the region's growing importance to global flight patterns and tourism and business activity.

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Airport updates: Flight cancellations rise at Detroit Airport

Flight cancellations on the East Coast surpassed 10,000 on Monday, but regional delays will throw a wrench into travel across the country, even if the wind hasn’t picked up there yet.

Airport updates: Flight cancellations rise at Detroit Airport

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Airport updates: Airlines at Chicago’s airports cancel nearly 500 flights

Chicago knows how to deal with a bit of wind, but as on of the U.S.'s premier hubs for transfers it's witnessing a high volume of connecting flights not arriving or leaving.