Due to the blizzard currently menacing the eastern US seaboard, the Scandinavian airline SAS has cancelled all of today’s flights from Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo to New York – both ways.
According to Norwegian media, the situation will impact around 1,000 passengers.
Knut Morten Johansen, the airline’s head of media relations in Norway, told Dagens Næringsliv the infrastructure in the US lacked the Nordics’ capability to function in such weather conditions.
SAS wouldn’t rule out also cancelling some flights tomorrow.
SAS’ main competitor, Norwegian, has yet to make a decision on whether to cancel flights from Scandinavia to New York, but the airline is monitoring the situation closely.
Some 5,000 flights to the east coast of the US have been cancelled this week so far.
You can keep an eye on flight departures out of Copenhagen Airport here.