DENVER (CBS4)– With 12-16 inches of snow expected in the latest storm system and blizzard warning on Monday night into Tuesday, more than 150 flights at Denver International Airport have been cancelled.

United Airlines has cancelled 89 departures on Monday night into Tuesday, Southwest Airlines has cancelled 24 departures.

DIA spokesman Heath Montgomery says delays will be possible as the FAA is expected to slow traffic into Denver during the storm. DIA will deploy all of its snow teams and is adding additional customer service staff overnight to assist passengers.

DIA will deploy its snow removal crews once the snow starts moving.

All airlines will be in de-icing mode starting on Monday evening into Tuesday.

Passengers are encouraged to check their flight status with their airline before driving to the airport.

Frontier Airlines has enacted its travel waivers for customers booked to fly on Monday afternoon through Tuesday with no penalty for those passengers who make changes to their itinerary.

American Airlines has cancelled eight flights Monday night into Tuesday.


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