Airlines canceled more than 8,900 flights across the country because of Hurricane Sandy and its expected impact on the East Coast, including 129 that had been scheduled to fly in or out of LAX on Monday and Tuesday, and five at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.
According to Los Angeles International Airport spokesman Albert Rodriguez, U.S. Airways canceled two flights to Philadelphia, while Virgin America canceled seven departures and seven arrivals to New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
Among the other flights canceled were three Jet Blue departures to New York and two to Boston. Qantas delayed the arrival of a New York flight to Los Angeles.
American Airlines canceled Monday's seven departures to New York and Washington, and 15 departures and 16 arrivals tomorrow to and from New York, Boston, Washington and Newark.
Delta Airlines canceled three departures Monday to New York and eight Tuesday. Alaska Airlines has canceled all six of its Washington D.C. departures Monday and Tuesday.
United Airlines canceled nine departures Monday and 14 Tuesday to New York, Newark and Washington, D.C. Its sister company, Continental Airlines, canceled eight departures Monday and 10 Tuesday to the East Coast.
At Bob Hope Airport, five Jet Blue flights were canceled between Burbank and New York City, including two flights in each direction Monday and one flight from Burbank to New York Tuesday morning, according to airport spokesman Victor Gill.