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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
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A summer meltdown at New York’s LaGuardia Airport has travellers walking on the highway to get to their flights

Traffic at New York’s LaGuardia Airport has been particularly severe this summer, alongside worse-than-normal waits at security and delays and cancellations caused by relentless thunderstorms. The airport is three years into a massive renovation program. The project hit “peak construction” this summer, coinciding with one of its busiest-ever summer travel […]
A summer meltdown at New York’s LaGuardia Airport has travellers walking on the highway to get to their flights
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Ongoing protests in Hong Kong and a general aviation strike are escalating travel nightmares as hundreds of flights are cancelled

Hong Kong’s ninth consecutive week of protests disrupted flights at the city’s airport amid a general strike on Monday. More than 230 flights had been canceled as of Monday evening local time, mostly on Cathay Pacific, the region’s flag carrier airline. Protesters have been demonstrating against proposed extradition legislation that […]
Ongoing protests in Hong Kong and a general aviation strike are escalating travel nightmares as hundreds of flights are cancelled
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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
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Thousands of flights canceled as winter weather slams both coasts

Winter weather was causing flight delays and cancellations on both US coasts Tuesday. More than 2,000 flights were canceled and another 500 were delayed in Seattle, New York, Chicago, Toronto, and more. Many airlines issued travel waivers for affected airports. Check with your carrier if your flight might be affected. […]
Thousands of flights canceled as winter weather slams both coasts
Lifestyle

Thanksgiving travel myths you need to stop believing

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving isn’t the busiest travel day of the year – it’s usually in the summer or after Thanksgiving. More delays happen in December and January than during Thanksgiving week. Gas prices don’t increase around Thanksgiving, they usually decrease. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Travelling on Thanksgiving […]
Thanksgiving travel myths you need to stop believing
Markets

Airlines cancel more than 2,400 flights as nor’easter slams the East Coast

A Nor’easter slammed the East Coast on Friday with strong winds, sleet, rain, and snow. JFK and LaGuardia airports issued ground stops on arriving flights Friday. Precipitation is expected to weaken off Friday, but gusty winds will continue through the weekend. JFK International, LaGuardia, and Dulles airports issued ground stops […]
Airlines cancel more than 2,400 flights as nor’easter slams the East Coast