Winter storms cause flight cancellations, vaccine delays across country

Transportation correspondent Gio Benitez reports on the more than 8,000 flights canceled since Sunday as major airports in the southern states try to deal with cold weather conditions.
1:07 | 02/16/21

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The cold and snow impacting travel and those critical vaccine deliveries on the road and sky. Thousands of flights canceled over the past few days. Our transportation correspondent gio Benitez joins us from Burbank airport in southern California. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. Yeah, this weather has really affected airports in the south especially because they're just not used to dealing with weather like this. Over in Houston the airports there are still shut down this morning. Those runways are just too frozen. Airports in San Antonio and Austin have already canceled their flights for today. Now, across the country we're looking at about 8,000 cancellations since Sunday. Today alone about 2300 cancellations, robin. Gio, what do we know about critical vaccine deliveries? Reporter: Yes, cargo flights are absolutely affected. U.S. And FedEx say they're able to work around these issues but no doubt about it, you are talking about some of the most crucial airports right in the middle of the country that, robin, right now they're just shut down. All right. Gio, thank you.

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