Southwest cancels some flights due to Ike

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Residents fish along a dam&#39;s drainage system near Havana, three days after Hurricane Ike hit the island Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008. Forecasters said Ike, a category 1 storm, could become a major Category 3 hurricane before slamming into Texas or northern Mexico on Saturday. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Fernando Llano&#41;</span></div>
September 10, 2008 5:29:31 PM PDT
Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday it would cancel flights to and from Corpus Christi and Harlingen in south Texas on Friday and Saturday because of the approaching Hurricane Ike. TRACK IT: Location/forecast track | Satellite | Computer models | Watches/warnings | Hurr. wind probabilities | TS wind probabilities | Tracking map | Get Ike text alerts | Gulf water temps | Tim Heller's blog | Before the storm | Supply list | Photos

The airline gave no timetable for resuming flights, saying it would monitor the storm.

Southwest said travelers with reservations to or from Austin, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Houston Hobby, or San Antonio from midday Wednesday through Monday could rebook on other flights within 14 days without any additional charge.

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