Canadian wildfire smoke disrupts U.S. air travel

The wildfire smoke that has cast a sickly pall over major cities across the eastern United States snarled air travel Thursday, creating headaches for big aviation hubs and upending plans for thousands of travelers.

The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday morning that it had delayed all flights bound for New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport nationwide. It also grounded departures to Philadelphia International Airport due to low visibility and delayed certain flights bound for New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

More than 230 flights across the country were delayed and another 10 were canceled as of Thursday morning, according to, a flight […]

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