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 […]
London‘s Gatwick Airport was shut down on Wednesday after two drones were spotted flying over the runway. Gatwick is expected to remain closed until 10 p.m. on Thursday. Travellers affected by prolonged delays or cancellations may be eligible for up to €600 in compensation per European law. But according to […]
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 […]
Harder to get off the ground.
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The official meteorological winter has ended, and three months of bitter cold and endless snow in much of the U.S. have taken their toll. More than 1 million U.S. flights were cancelled or delayed between December 1 and February 28, nearly 20% more than in previous winters. Those numbers are […]
The best and worst in 2013.
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% […]
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 […]
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 […]
The winter storm has hit the Northeast, and flight delays and cancellations are piling up. So far Wednesday, more than 250 flights to, from, and within the U.S. have been cancelled, a lot of them at Newark, LaGuardia, and Philadelphia airports. Flights into Philadelphia are being delayed by about 90 […]
Harder to get off the ground.
"Do nothing f—tards."
Blasts Congress over flight-delay fix.
Even if flying is safer and cheaper than ever.
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