Date: Nov 07, 2012
Press Release Number: 190-2012
Impending storm prompts significant flight cancellations today and tomorrow morning
The Port Authority strongly advises air travelers to check with their carriers before going to the airport today due to a significant number of flight cancellations by the airlines in the wake of the approaching coastal storm.
The airlines serving the Port Authority’s major airports – Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, and LaGuardia have cancelled all or a significant number of their flights beginning at noon today and continuing through early tomorrow.
The airports will remain open during the coastal storm and Port Authority personnel will be on hand for travelers who require assistance.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.