Comments for: Airlines scrap thousands of flights as Irene hits

Posted Aug. 26, 2011, at 8:33 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 27, 2011, at 5:51 p.m.

NEW YORK — Travelers across the country are facing days of grief as thousands of flights get canceled because of Hurricane Irene. Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding would-be travelers as Irene travels up the East Coast. There were more than …

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