Airlines resuming flights in the Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) - August 29, 2011

New York's John F. Kennedy International and Newark Liberty International airports opened to arriving flights at 6 a.m. EDT. Departing flights are expected to start at noon. LaGuardia Airport opened to both arriving and departing flights at 7 a.m.

Flight tracking service FlightAware says there are nearly 1,500 cancelled flights on Monday, adding to the nearly 12,000 grounded this weekend. That tops record cancellations seen with a pair of massive snow storms this winter.

There are limited seats for passengers stranded because of Irene. Many flights are full ahead of Labor Day weekend.

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