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ET, according to flight tracking service FlightAware. Those tallies had been growing since early morning as the storm pushed east Monday.
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Nearly 500 of those cancellations came at Minneapolis/St. Paul, easily the hardest hit airport on Monday. That accounted about 40% of the entire day schedule at the airport, a major hub for Delta Air Lines.
Chicago Midway Airport a busy hub for Southwest had nearly 50 cancellations. FlightAware showed most were on departing flights, with about 10% of Monday departures axed.
At Chicago O’Hare, United was waiving rebooking fees for flights at its busy hub there, though disruptions were mostly minor. Delays were more of a problem than cancellations for fliers there.
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Disruptions were also being reported Monday at a number of smaller airports across the upper Midwest.
Most big airlines including the USA four biggest had instituted flexible rebooking policies for flights at a number of airports across the upper Midwest and Great Lakes. (Scroll down for links to the airline waivers)
Several airlines had also issued waivers for some Rocky Mountain airports affected by Sunday weather. Some of those change fee waivers extended into Monday.