Severe winter storms leave thousands of fliers stranded

An ice storm that struck the Northeast forced airlines to cancel flights on Friday and Saturday and left thousands of travelers stranded at airports. US Airways had to find seats for 100,000 travelers across its system, and it hoped to return to normal operations on Monday. Meanwhile, some people spent hours on jetliners at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The delays may have been the result of a shortage of de-icing fluid.

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