Philadelphia International Airport Cancels All Flights for Saturday

With an impending blizzard, the airport isn't taking any chances.

(Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia International Airport.)

(Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia International Airport.)

The Philadelphia International Airport is canceling all flights on Saturday in advance of the impending blizzard set to his the city. The airport sent out this tweet earlier this morning.

The Philadelphia region is expected to get 12-18 inches of snow. Find out everything you need to know about the storm here.  

The move by PHL to cancel all flights came on the heels of several airlines saying that they’re canceling flights for Saturday. American Airlines announced yesterday that it had cancelled all flights in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as other flights across the Northeast.

Frontier Airlines cancelled three flights from PHL scheduled for Friday and four scheduled for Sunday. See a full list here.

Due to the storm, plenty of airlines — like Delta, American, United and Jet Blue — are allowing one-time changes to tickets without charging fees, according to USA Today.

Meanwhile, the Washington Post reports that Southwest Airlines is canceling roughly 400 of its 3,600 flights scheduled for Friday and JetBlue has cancelled at least 70 flights scheduled for Thursday through Sunday.