Latest Travel Impact Updates on Winter Storm Jayden

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Update: January 29, 2019 at 4:20 p.m. ET

Winter Storm Jayden is continuing to impact travel as it moves east into the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and parts of the South on Tuesday afternoon. According to FlightAware.com, nearly 1,300 flights within, into or out of the U.S. have been canceled as of 4:10 p.m. ET Tuesday while another 2,000 have been delayed.

Meanwhile, more than 800 flights within, into or out of the U.S. have been canceled for Wednesday.

Airports are being impacted across a large swath of the country, including places like Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Nashville, New York City and Washington, D.C., among other major cities.

Update: January 29, 2019 at 12:20 p.m. ET

The travel issues related to Winter Storm Jayden continue into Tuesday afternoon, as FlightAware is reporting over 1,080 flights within, into or out of the United States were already canceled and another 920-plus were delayed.

The airports being impacted most by the snow and ice associated with the storm include Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Chicago Midway International and O’Hare International, which combined for over 750 cancelations so far Tuesday.


Update: January 29, 2019 at 6:20 a.m. ET

After Winter Storm Jayden blanketed the Midwest in snow Monday, the weather system is moving East Tuesday and will likely disrupt travel at important travel hubs along the East Coast throughout the day.

According to FlightAware.com, over 970 flights within, into or out of the United States were already canceled Tuesday, with another 170-plus delayed. That is in addition to the nearly 2,000 flights canceled and the over 3,600 flights delayed Monday.

As Atlanta prepares for the Super Bowl this weekend, officials at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have preemptively canceled over 280 flights as of Tuesday morning to avoid the issues caused by the snow and ice.

Chicago’s two major airports, O’Hare and Midway International, continue to deal with the fall out from Winter Storm Jayden, as over 400 combined flights have been canceled so far Tuesday.

Airlines continue to waive change fees for travelers scheduled to fly through at least Tuesday to and from airports in the path of the storm.


Update: January 28, 2019 at 3:59 p.m. ET

Winter Storm Jayden is causing major headaches in Chicago Monday as about 790 flights were canceled at O’Hare International Airport and around 220 were canceled at Midway International Airport.

According to FlightAware.com, over 1,500 flights in the United States were canceled through Monday afternoon and another 2,500-plus were delayed. The storm is also creating blizzard-like conditions in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and other Midwestern states.


Winter Storm Jayden continues to impact travel in parts of the Plains and Midwest, the weather system is expected to keep moving toward the South and East early this week.

According to Weather.com, Winter Storm Jayden dumped around six inches of snow on portions of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, and a snowfall rate of one inch per hour was reported at Chicago O’Hare and Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport early Monday morning.

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FlightAware.com reported over 1,200 flights within, into or out of the United States were canceled Monday as of 11:30 a.m. ET, while another 1,300-plus were delayed due to the winter weather.

After causing havoc at the busiest Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Milwaukee airports, Winter Storm Jayden is expected to impact travel in the South and the Northeast. Winter storm warnings and watches have been issued in parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee.

As for the Northeast, winter storm watches have been issued for Monday through Wednesday for parts of New York, Pennsylvania and New England. To help customers scheduled to fly through airports likely to be impacted by the winter storm, airlines have started issuing travel waivers.

Delta Air Lines started waiving change fees for Tuesday and Wednesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and 28 Northeast airports, including New York’s LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International Airports.

Southwest Airlines also issued waivers through February 1 at airports in Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis. In addition, United is waiving change fees for over 70 airports in the path of Winter Storm Jayden.

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