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JetBlue cancels 880 flights due to Hurricane Irene

JetBlue became the first major airline to alter its schedule as Hurricane Irene approaches the East Coast. The airline canceled 882 flights from Saturday through Monday, Bloomberg reported. Most of the flights are at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and in Boston on Sunday and Monday. It’s expected that other airlines are going to follow JetBlue in canceling flights. Airlines have already begun allowing travelers to change flights without paying the usual financial pentalties.

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