Flight cancellations taper off

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.

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.