You are here

A fraction of Houston flights restart in early sign of halting recovery

Stores also reopen even as Hurricane Harvey could end up being the most costly weather disaster in US history

Southwest Airlines says that it would resume limited service on Sept 2 from William P Hobby Airport (above). But the Port of Houston and 10 other Gulf Coast ports of call remained shut, stranding 28 tankers laden with more than 18 million barrels of foreign crude offshore.


HOUSTON'S airports began trudging back into operation on Wednesday, with the first commercial traffic in three days offering a faint symbol of recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

United Airlines and Delta Air Lines started some...