More Than 6,000 Flights Cancelled in 48 Hours

Passengers are stranded from coast to coast because of weather delays.
1:09 | 03/06/15

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And meanwhile, tonight, the winter blast setting off a ripple effect of misery for air travelers. More than 6,000 flights canceled in just 48 hours. Thespassengers turning seats into a makhift bed at T aiort in nashlle. ABC's David Kerley cover es aviation for us. Reporter: They keep piling it up. Not just the snow, but cancellations, too. The 1:00 was cancelled, the 3:00 was cancelled. Reporter: Thoughout the day, the red letters on the schedule board became more numerous, more than 4,600 flights today alone canceled. Met me at the door and they said all of American airlines flights are cancelled. Reporter: And if this feels like deja Vu, it is. In the past two weeks, more than 2,100 flights have been canceled, leaving passengers stranded. Last night in Dallas, on cots. In D.C. -- Probably going to spend the night here tonight. Reporter: And it's not just in the air. The rails saw delays and cancellations. This was the scene outside the train from Boston to New York today. For some, the quickest way to travel. With the snow slowing tonight, jets are getting in and out of airports, but it will take at least another day to get rid of all the backlog of chance lated flights. David? David Kerley with us, as well.

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