Flights continue to remain suspended in the US as an after effect of winter storm

26 January 2016 (Last Updated January 26th, 2016 18:30)

Flight cancellations at majority of the US airports on its east coast continue to plague the passengers as the airports are dumped with almost 2ft of snow as an aftermath of the winter storm, snow and blizzard conditions.

Flight cancellations at majority of the US airports on its east coast continue to plague the passengers as the airports are dumped with almost 2ft of snow as an aftermath of the winter storm, snow and blizzard conditions.

Airplanes in New York, Washington, Philadelphia and other cities across the Mid-Atlantic remain suspended as the airports are trying hard to clear off the snow and return to their normal operations.

Over 12,330 flights were cancelled across the US since Friday as the storm headed towards New England from the deep south, reported USA Today.

"Airlines had cancelled about 600 flights before midnight on Saturday."

With over 3,526 flights cancelled on Sunday, according to the flight-tracking service FlightAware, the restart of flight services are extremely slow in most of the airports.

Airlines had cancelled about 600 flights before midnight on Saturday.

All airlines that are operating in the US's storm-afflicted regions have been offering refunds to fliers. They are even waiving off change fees in order to allow passengers to fly on some other day.

Although flights have started operating at airports in New York and Philadelphia, they at a much reduced rate.

The airports that are worst affected by the storm include Washington Dulles, Philadelphia, Washington Reagan National and Baltimore/Washington International, reported USA Today.