As the East coast continues to deal with the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which include massive power outages, flooding and public transportation closures, we're continuing to monitor airline activities in order to keep our customers up-to-date.
The gravity of the storm makes it no surprise that thousands of flights have been canceled, and we've received an update from United Cargo Operations showing the most recent information. Read on to find out which airports have implemented restrictions and for how long, and keep in touch for more updates.
From the United Cargo Customer Announcement regarding PetSafe and other cargo shipments:
Restrictions are effective for flights scheduled to depart or arrive through 7:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, October 30 in the following locations:
-Washington, D.C. Metro Area (BWI, DCA, IAD)
-All locations served by United and United Express in the following states: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia
These restrictions are effective for flights scheduled to depart or arrive through 6:00 a.m. EDT Wednesday, October 31 in the following locations:
-Boston Metro Area (BOS, MHT, PVD)
-New York Metro Area (EWR, JFK, LGA)
-All locations served by United and United Express in the following states:
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont
Please don't hesitate to contact your pet relocation specialist if you have any questions about your upcoming pet flight, and as we deal with delays, remember that the first priority is to keep yourselves and your pets safe.