South Florida – 48 flights had been canceled as of Monday afternoon, and nearly 200 were delayed at Miami International Airport.
A total of five flights were canceled and close to 140 were delayed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
According to airport officials, a combination of factors, including bad weather and airline operational decisions, led to delays and cancellations.
On Sunday, there was also a ripple effect from flight cancellations and delays.
“I’ve been rebooked three times,” said Necolas Vignardou, who was stranded in Miami after his flight was canceled. “We are waiting and sleeping at the airport may be more than 35 hours.”
According to Traveler Clermont Gaselva, he slept on the floor at MIA Sunday night and was now looking for a hotel room.
“We were supposed to leave yesterday at night and now we are going to leave Wednesday. They have no flights. No seat available. So we just have to wait,” traveler