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Nor'easter Brings More Flight Cancellations, Airline Waivers

Airlines were canceling hundreds of flights and issuing travel waivers for many Northeast cities, as a new storm headed for the Super Storm Sandy-stricken region.

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About 1,200 flights have been cancelled so far, with most of the affected flights at Newark airport (EWR), where about 470 flights were cancelled, according to FlightAware.com. Roughly 300 flights have also been cancelled for Thursday.

Among the airlines issuing waivers — which allow for fee-free changes or refunds for impacted flights — were American, Delta, United and US Airways . United's parent is United Continental Holdings .

As always, check with your airline directly for updated information. Here's a current summary airline waivers.

(Read more: Battered Northeast Braces for Round 2)

Travel Waivers by Carrier

American Airlines

Travel dates: November 7 to November 8.

Original ticket must have been purchased by: November 6.

Policy: Passengers may change flights without penalty, have the ticket-reissue charge waived for one ticket change and begin rescheduled travel as late as November 15.

Delta Air Lines

Travel dates: November 6 to November 8.

Original ticket must have been purchased by: November 6.

Policy: If your flight is canceled or significantly delayed, you are entitled to a refund. Even if your flight is not canceled, you may make a one-time change to your ticket without fee. Rescheduled travel must begin by November 16.

United Airlines

Travel dates: November 6 to November 8.

Original ticket must have been purchased by: November 6.

Policy: When rescheduled travel begins by November 15, change fees and fare differences will be waived. Full refunds are allowed for canceled flights.

US Airways

Travel dates: November 7 to November 8.

Original ticket must have been purchased by: November 7.

Policy: If your flight is impacted, the change fee will be waived, but a difference in airfare may apply. Rescheduled travel must begin by November 15.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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