If you’re going to cancel flights, now’s the time to do it

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    A woman sleeps on top of her luggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York

    A woman sleeps on top of her luggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York

    Even though the snow totals didn’t amount to much, many airlines made the preemptive decision to cancel flights into and out of Philadelphia International Airport.  

    Canceled flights up and down the East Coast cost the US Economy an estimated 230 million dollars in activity according to the US Travel Association.  Still, coming as it did in the offseason, the impact could have been much, much worse at most other times of year.  NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller discusses the mechanics of massive cancellations with airline industry consultant Bob Mann.

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