American cancels nearly 1K flights amid ice storm

DALLAS (AP) -- American Airlines and American Eagle have canceled nearly 1,000 flights because of a severe ice storm in the Dallas area.

American spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan says all of the cancellations Friday are because of the bad weather in the Dallas area. American's main hub is Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. American and American Eagle operate about 3,500 flights daily worldwide.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines canceled nearly 90 flights Friday.