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Hurricane Sandy Grounds LAX Flights

Hurricane Sandy or 'Frankenstorm' led airlines to cancel about 130 flights expected to arrive or depart from LAX to the East Coast.

Airlines have canceled more than 7,200 flights because of Hurricane Sandy and its expected impact on the East Coast, and around 130 of them were to have flown in or out of LAX Monday and Tuesday, airport officials said.

As of this morning, the number of cancelled L.A-related flights stands at 129, said airport spokesman Albert Rodriguez, who provided details for most of them.

U.S. Airways cancelled two flights to Philadelphia, while Virgin America cancelled seven departures and seven arrivals, to New York,  Boston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., according to a list prepared by LAX officials.

Jet Blue cancelled three departures to New York and two to Boston. Qantas delayed the arrival of a New York flight to Los Angeles.

American Airlines cancelled Monday's seven departures to New York and Washington and 15 departures and 16 arrivals Tuesday to and from New York, Boston, Washington and Newark.

Delta Airlines cancelled three departures Monday to New York and eight Tuesday. Alaska Airlines has cancelled all six of its Washington D.C. departures Monday and Tuesday.

United Airlines cancelled nine departures Monday and 14 Tuesday to New York, Newark and Washington, D.C. Its sister company, Continental Airlines, cancelled eight departures Monday and 10 Tuesday to the east coast.

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