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These were the most delayed airports in the US this summer

Flight delays are an inevitable part of travel, but some airports this summer saw more delays than others. Factors ranging from severe weather in some areas, to airline operational problems, to mechanical and even alleged labour issues, led to more than one-third of all flights being delayed at some airports […]
These were the most delayed airports in the US this summer
Markets

Passengers slept on the floor of JFK when the airline didn’t put them up during an 18-hour delay — but your credit card can keep that from happening to you

A recent Delta flight from New York to Los Angeles was delayed by more than 18 hours, due to weather conditions and mechanical issues, among other reasons. Passengers reported that the airline didn’t offer hotel rooms, even though the flight was delayed overnight and passengers ended up sleeping in the […]
Passengers slept on the floor of JFK when the airline didn’t put them up during an 18-hour delay — but your credit card can keep that from happening to you
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Why cold winter weather cancels roughly 60,000 flights a year in the US

Each year, cold winter weather leads to 60,000 flight cancellations in the United States, costing airlines and airports an estimated $US3 billion. But freezing cold temperatures aren’t a problem for planes, which excel in cold, dense air. The real problems happen before planes even leave the ground – clearing snow […]
Why cold winter weather cancels roughly 60,000 flights a year in the US
Lifestyle

10 common mistakes that can slow you down at airport security

Getting through the security line is arguably one of the most stressful parts of an airport experience- and it’s exponentially worse if you’re running late. If you want to get through the chaos as quickly as possible, make sure you’re not making any of these common mistakes. You’re flying at […]
10 common mistakes that can slow you down at airport security
Lifestyle

3,000 Thursday Flights Cancelled As Northeast Braces For Snow

The winter storm that has been thrashing the South is headed north, and New York City is expecting 8 to 12 inches of snow overnight and Thursday. Airlines aren’t waiting to modify service: More than 3,000 U.S. flights scheduled for Thursday have already been cancelled, according to FlightAware.com. About 60% […]
3,000 Thursday Flights Cancelled As Northeast Braces For Snow
Lifestyle

3,000 Flights Cancelled As Ice Storm Slams Southeast

A major ice storm is hitting the Southeast, and more than 3,000 U.S. flights have been cancelled, according to FlightAware.com. That includes over 65% of flights to and from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. Hartsfield-Jackson is the world’s busiest airport, and home to the largest hub of Delta Airlines, which […]
3,000 Flights Cancelled As Ice Storm Slams Southeast
Lifestyle

Thousands Of Flights Cancelled As Yet Another Winter Storm Looms

More than 1,460 U.S. flights have been cancelled and another 1,280 have been delayed today, as yet another winter storm hits the Gulf Coast and Southeast. According to FlightAware.com, airports in Atlanta, Dallas, and Charlotte have taken the bulk of the hit so far. Delta and American Airlines have cancelled […]
Thousands Of Flights Cancelled As Yet Another Winter Storm Looms
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