Local expert Jay Ratliff advised that travelers should check to see if their flight is on time before they leave for the airport. Because the tropical storm is “an act of God,” airlines won’t reschedule flights for free on other airlines, pay for hotels or give food vouchers, he said.
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Most flights out of the Dayton International Airport and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport have not been impacted yet, but local airports could see more delays as Irma makes its way to Florida.
The airlines — like Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Allegiant Air and American Airlines — have issued a weather waivers, where passengers can change their dates of travel to a later time to avoid weather-related travel issues.
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