U.S. flights diverted, cancelled ahead of Hurricane Matthew
PUBLISHED Thu, October 06, 2016 - 4:11pm EDT
Cars are seen along Deerfield beach near Coral Springs while Hurricane Matthew approaches in Florida, U.S. Hundreds of flights have been canceled, Florida airports are being shuttered and train services suspended as Hurricane Matthew heads toward the U.S. southeastern coast, with passengers and goods likely to be stranded or delayed through Saturday. Atlanta-based Delta Airlines said 130 flights were canceled on Thursday after the airline halted operations at southern Florida airports including Miami. A spokeswoman for Chicago-based United Airlines said the company canceled 180 flights from Wednesday through Saturday affecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando and Jacksonville.