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Delta's operational recovery is well underway, with 100 Delta Connection cancellations proactively scheduled for today, making for 250 regional cancellations due to the weekend's winter storm.

A weather waiver remains for both Boston and New York City area airports through the remainder of the day; allowing customers to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a fee.

Weather conditions at Boston Logan and New York's LaGuardia airport are beginning to improve, as previously closed runways and taxiways have now reopened in Boston and snow has largely ceased in New York. Some additional air traffic control delays remain likely throughout the day. The airline's proactive regional cancellations implemented early today were made in an effort to facilitate a more expedited operational recovery, while also allowing additional time for customers to take advantage of current weather waivers and be reacommodated onto alternate flights as early in the day as possible.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

1 p.m. ET, Sunday, March 3

Delta has issued a New York City weather waiver and extended a previous Boston weather waiver through Monday ahead of the latest Northeast winter storm system.

Both waivers allow customers with flexibility in their travel plans the opportunity to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a fee.

The airline cancelled 140 Delta Connection regional flights Sunday afternoon in anticipation of the inclement weather, with additional schedule adjustments likely as the storm moves into the Northeast. Delta’s Meteorology team in the airline’s Operation and Customer Center expects frozen precipitation in the region to begin Sunday evening into the overnight, tapering off Monday morning around sunrise. Five to nine inches of snowfall expected in Boston while the New York metros will likely see four to seven inches.

Ahead of the storm, Delta dispatched additional employees to Boston and New York to help support the airline's de-icing efforts. Delta’s operations teams are also coordinating the removal of aircraft scheduled to remain overnight at these airports to aid Monday’s start up.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

2:30 p.m. ET, Friday, March 1

weather waiver has been proactively issued for customers traveling to, from or through Boston on Saturday ahead of the latest winter storm system set to impact the region over the weekend.

Delta's team of meteorologists continue to monitor the expansive storm as new weather model data comes in, sharing regularly updated forecasts with teams in the airline's Operations and Customer Center – who are not anticipating any schedule adjustments going into the weekend.

The waiver allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans the ability to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a fee.

Ahead of the storm, which is expected to bring four to six inches of snow to the New England area, Delta is working proactively to send additional employees to Boston to help support the airline's de-icing efforts.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

Prepping for winter operations

Helping set up the airline for winter, Delta made investments to its people and operation. With new uniformsdesigned by Zac Posen and manufactured by Land's End, Delta employees were equipped with a number of cold-weather uniform pieces now being used in their first winter season.

Also well before the beginning of the winter season, Delta invested millions of dollars in de-icing capabilities, to help ground crews manage efficient operations during winter events.

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