Delta Issues Weather Waiver for Tuesday Flights Involving New York Airports

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Cloud to Ground Lightning thunderstorm strike on the horizon with clouds

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Delta has preemptively issued a weather waiver for New York City area airports potentially affected by storms tomorrow, Tuesday, August 13.

The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook warning, “Severe thunderstorm development is possible Tuesday and Tuesday night. The primary threats are damaging winds and large hail. There is also a flash flood threat for the area, with torrential rainfall likely in any storms that develop.”

That doesn’t sound pleasant.

Lightning Strike NYC World Trade Center during the recent tornado that passed through NJ

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This weather waiver is valid only for Delta Air Lines-marketed flights on August 13 through the below airports:

  • Kennedy (JFK)
  • LaGuardia (LGA)
  • Newark (EWR)
  • Newburgh (SWF)
  • White Plains (HPN)

Tickets must be issued on or before August 16, with rebooked travel commencing no later than the 16th, as well.

Passengers may make a one-time change without being assessed a fee, though fare differences may apply.

Visit the weather waiver’s alert for more information and learn more in general about Delta weather waivers. — Chris

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