EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA.com) — A number of flights scheduled to depart from Los Angeles International Airport on Friday en route to Hawaii were canceled because of back-to-back hurricanes hitting the islands.
Major airlines, including United, Delta, American and Hawaiian are all reportedly affected by the cancellations.READ MORE: Thousands Attend Procession Carrying Remains Of 20-Year-Old Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, Killed In Kabul, To Riverside Mortuary
Hawaiian Airlines was able to move one flight to Maui up by five hours Thursday afternoon in order to beat the storm.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
While the majority of flights from LAX to the islands took off without any interruption Thursday, many passengers said they had anxieties about flying into a major storm.MORE NEWS: Stars Show Out To Celebrate Emmy Nominations Ahead Of Big Show
“Well, I’m a bit nervous,” traveler Ann Sneddon said. “I’ll be glad when the plane actually arrives, and we’re safe and sound.”