Flight cancellations taper off

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The number of flight delays tapered off on Tuesday as airline service began to return to normal after a large East Coast snow storm, according to the website FlightAware.com.

There were 713 cancellations as of Tuesday morning, compared to 3,184 flights that were quashed on Monday.

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Another 3,045 flights that were scheduled for Tuesday were still delayed, however, according to the website.

Airlines suffered 10,958 delays on Monday as several major northeast airports closed completely.