“This weekend’s winter storm is expected to have a significant impact on our operations, particularly at Charlotte International Airport,” American said in a statement. It also issued a travel advisory allowing customers affected by the weather to rebook flights at no cost.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the second worst-hit airport, with 38 cancellations reported Monday.
A huge storm system hit the eastern United States and the Midwest over the weekend. There were reports of crippling ice in parts of Georgia, Virginia and the Carolinas on Sunday. The governors of these states have declared emergencies.
Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday, and many schools and offices have been closed.
— Ramishah Maruf of CNN Business contributed to this report.