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Among major U.S. carriers, Delta Air Lines had canceled four flights and Southwest Airlines had halted 37 as of early Wednesday, the data showed.
Jan 7- Glacial temperatures gripping large parts of the United States and Canada disrupted thousands of flights on Tuesday, creating more challenges for airlines seeking to recover from recent snow and ice storms.
Airlines canceled more than 4,400 flights on Monday as extreme cold in the Midwest and Northeast froze fuel lines.
JetBlue Airways took the most drastic step of any airline by suspending all flights at New York and Boston airports on Monday, with plans to gradually resume them on Tuesday. The brunt of the 4,400 cancelations was felt in areas such as Chicago, Minneapolis and Cleveland, according to the FlightAware.com tracking service.
Jan 6- JetBlue Airways said it planned to suspend flights at New York and Boston airports later on Monday, and gradually resume them on Tuesday, as extreme cold hobbled airline operations in the U.S. The brunt of the impact was felt in areas such as Chicago, Minneapolis and Cleveland.
Thanks to a technical error some consumers were able to land round-trip tickets on Delta Air Lines for under $50, which the airline said it will honor.
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DALLAS, Dec 9- American Airlines Group, the world's biggest airline after AMR Corp's merger with US Airways Group, intends to take advantage of its broad global network to win more corporate customers, the company's president said. American Airlines parent AMR Corp and US Airways sealed their $18 billion merger on Monday.
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