Tag: Canceled Flights

Ryanair Complains About ATC Staff Shortages and Cancels 1,100 Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair had to cancel over 1,100 flights for the second month in succession and complained about staff shortages, among other things, which has caused problems for air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the UK, Germany and France. It was only in September last year that the low-cost Irish carrier had to cancel flights affecting over 400,000 […]

Nippon Cargo Grounds Planes to Sort Maintenance Record Discrepancy

Reading Time: 1 minute Nippon Cargo Airlines Co. is temporarily grounding all of its aircraft effective immediately after discovering inaccurate maintenance records for one of its planes, the company said. Nippon Cargo, which has 11 jumbo aircraft and transports goods to the United States, Europe, China and Singapore, said Saturday it had suspended flights “until all maintenance records have […]

Atlanta Airport Power Outage: Over 1,500 Flights Cancelled

Reading Time: 2 minutes A power outage brought the world’s busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, ruining holiday travel for thousands and threatening another day of headaches, with hundreds of flights on Monday already canceled. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta lost power shortly after 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, leaving passengers trapped inside airport terminals and some in planes […]

Ryanair To Cancel 40-50 Flights Daily To Improve Punctuality

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair will cancel up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks as it seeks to “improve its system-wide punctuality” which has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September.” Ryanair blamed air traffic control delays, strikes and weather disruptions as causes of delays outside its control. It is also in […]

200 Air Berlin Pilots ‘Call In Sick’ – Over 100 Flights Canceled

Reading Time: 1 minute In what has been seen as a wildcat strike, 200 Air Berlin pilots called in sick on September 12, at short notice, forcing the insolvent carrier to cancel over 100 flights, resulting in chaos at many German airports and the cancellation of a number of trans-Atlantic flights. With the ailing carrier presently up for sale, […]

Travel Chaos as Spanish Airline Cancels Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Thousands of travelers faced chaos Tuesday after low-cost Spanish airline Vueling cancelled and delayed fights for the sixth consecutive day, local media reported. More than 76,000 passengers have been affected since the airline began changing flights at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport. On Tuesday, Vueling cancelled 66 flights. The airline blamed a “strike by French air traffic […]