From Friday 13th March 2020 all flights from mainland Europe have been suspended whilst the world comes to grips with the COVID-19 virus. The UK is not on this but many airlines are already cancelling flights to the USA due to a drop in passenger numbers.
The severe weather threat shifts east bringing with it the chance of hail, strong winds and possible tornadoes to nearly 26 million in the South. All of this is ahead of more cold air and winter weather, which could produce blizzard conditions in the Plains by midweek.
A winter storm is forecast to bring snow and Ice to numerous airports in the U.S. Mid Atlantic Region. JFK, EWR and IAD could be affected with delays and cancellations effecting both Trans Atlantic and Domestic flights.
After another two days of winter snow storms most airports are resuming normal operations effective Thursday 22nd March. Delays are showing on outbound flights but inbound seem to be OK. Airlines are dealing with the backlog of freight and will hopefully have cleared this by the weekend
From Tuesday evening flights have been cancelled in and out of the three airports around New York City due to the heavy snowfall that the East coast of America is experiencing. With no let up predicted thru to Monday significant delays in transit times for parcels to the East coast of America are to be expected
Winter Storm Grayson is bringing heavy snowfall and powerful wind gusts to the U.S. East Coast. Affected airports include JFK, EWR, BOS, PHL which are either note open or having a very reduced service. Please check individual shipments for latest tracking information
San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Daly City, Redwood, San Mateo, Sunnyvale and Santa Rosa areas affected by Wildfires. The following offices are suspending operations : Clearlake, Glen Ellen and Kenwood are being serviced by Sonoma PO.
Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm being called one of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes ever recorded, is headed toward Florida. For the safety of our customers, employees and partners, and due to the predicted effects of the storm on transport via air and ground, United Cargo is temporarily closing our freight facilities and restricting all acceptance and movement of freight and mail in four Florida cities. Details are below:
• Facility closings and restrictions are effective from 1 a.m. EDT Thursday, September 7 until further notice
• Facility closings and restrictions apply in Miami International Airport (MIA), Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers (RSW)
• United Cargo Freight Facilities in MIA, FLL, PBI and RSW are all temporarily closing, and shipments will not be accepted or terminated until further notice
The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history is battering the Caribbean islands, as British tourists are evacuated from the region amid warnings the storm will be “potentially catastrophic”.
The island of Barbuda was the first to bear the brunt of Hurricane Irma– a category five storm with winds of 185mph – early on Wednesday, churning along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly hitting Florida over the weekend.
Please contact us to obtain an up to date list of effected zip codes for Texas. Email us on Ops@libertyexpressltd.com