Winter Storm Ulmer Forecast: Cancels Flights Southwest Denver Ahead of Potential Blizzard

In front of Winter Storm Ulmer, Southwest Airlines took a prudent step and cancelled a few flights in Denver that could be influenced by the conceivable snowfall.

In light of a few people who voiced on Twitter that their Wednesday flight was cancelled on Tuesday, Southwest Airlines disclosed the company began to cancel flights as a result of the approaching climate. Notwithstanding, not all flights out of Denver International Airport were cancelled.

“We proactively cancel flights rather than delaying customers without knowing when (or if) their flights would operate,” one customer service representative wrote on Twitter. “We can’t always predict Mother Nature and we ultimately have to make the decision to cancel flights.”

As of Tuesday evening, Flight Aware announced in excess of 700 flights in Denver were at that point cancelled and 390 had a place with Southwest.

In front of the tempest, United Airlines issued a movement waiver for the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. Travelers going on Wednesday or Thursday could change their trip at no expense, as long as they were traveling to, from or through one of the following airports:

Aspen, CO (ASE)
Bismarck, ND (BIS)
Casper, WY (CPR)
Colorado Springs, CO (COS)
Denver, CO (DEN)
Devils Lake, ND (DVL)
Dickinson, ND (DIK)
Duluth, MN (DLH)
Durango, CO (DRO)
Fargo, ND (FAR)
Gillette, WY (GCC)
Grand Junction, CO (GJT)
Gunnison, CO (GUC)
Hayden, CO (HDN)
Jamestown, ND (JMS)
Laramie, WY (LAR)
Minot, ND (MOT)
Montrose/Telluride, CO (MTJ)
North Platte, NE (LBF)
Pierre, SD (PIR)
Pueblo, CO (PUB)
Rapid City, SD (RAP)
Scottsbluff, NE (BFF)
Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)
Watertown, SD (ATY)
Williston, ND (ISN)
Vail/Eagle, CO (EGE)

Delta additionally issued a travel waiver for travelers venturing out to, from or through a few areas on Wednesday and Thursday with the condition that the rebooked travel started no later than Sunday. Travelers eligible for the travel waiver had three choices, one of which was to stay on their present flight.

They could likewise change their ticket to an different flight without paying any appropriate change charges, insofar as there were no progressions made to the initially ticketed urban communities and made inside the guidelines. Travelers’ third alternative was to cancel their outing and apply the unused estimation of the ticket toward the buy of another ticket to be utilized inside one year from the first issue date. Nonetheless, change charges and admission contrast would apply.

The National Weather Service in Boulder issued a snow squall cautioning for a few zones of Colorado, including Denver. Heavy snow and very strong winds were forecasted to develop Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night, bringing with it between five and eight inches of snow, wind damage and likely power outages. The warning was in effect from 10:00 a.m. MST on Wednesday until midnight on Wednesday night.

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