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Cities in upstate New York saw more than 40 inches even as strong gusts knocked out power lines to thousands Wednesday night.
The tracking service FlightAware reported Thursday that total cancellations domestically or internationally, incoming or outbound, were tallied at 640.
Boston's Logan International had the most canceled flights, standing at 93, and New Jersey's Newark Liberty Airport had 80.
|UAL||UNITED AIRLINES HLDG.||42.59||-2.59||-5.73%|
|DAL||DELTA AIR LINES INC.||40.67||-0.95||-2.28%|
|AAL||AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP INC.||15.83||-0.34||-2.10%|
|LUV||SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.||47.77||-0.44||-0.91%|
Though storms during typically lucrative holiday travel periods are regular hurdles for airlines, the aviation industry has been deeply scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Major U.S. carriers are hemorrhaging millions of dollars every day, and the International Air Transport Association estimates that losses globally will total roughly $118 billion by the end of the year, according to WTTW.