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Airports reopening on Eastern Seaboard

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

Another Winter Storm

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

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

Hurricane Irma heading for Florida Airlines closing down

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

Hurricane Irma,The most powerful Atlantic Hurricane in recorded history

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.