Tag: cancelled flights

Ryanair’s Turmoil and the Reasons Behind Explained

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since September last year Ryanair has headlined the most scandalous flight disruptions in its history. Starting from the 2000 cancelled flights last autumn to the current cabin crew strikes right in the middle of summer holidays, poor management practises at the largest Europe‘s LCC have finally started to come to the surface in the worst […]

Ryanair Informs 50,000 Passengers about Cancelled Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Irish airline Ryanair has cancelled up to 600 flights for more than 50,000 passengers over two days next week due to a strike by cabin crew in Belgium, Portugal and Spain. A total of 300 of its 2,400 scheduled flights will not take off each day next Wednesday July 25 and Thursday July 26, as […]

Ryanair Fined €1.85 Million by AGCM Over Mass Cancelations

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has been fined €1.85 million (US$2.19 million) by the Italian competition authority AGCM in relation to the mass cancelation of flights. AGCM confirmed that it launched the action as a consequence of “incorrect commercial practice” which resulted from the cancelation of thousands of flights owing to “organizational and management problems.” The fine is not […]

Aeromexico Connect Pilots Protest Halts 51 Mexico City Airport Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeromexico reported flight 51 cancellations at Mexico City International Airport Nov. 28 following a no-show by a group of Aeromexico Connect pilots protesting the firing of a colleague. Canceled flights largely involved domestic routes within Mexico, but also included international flights to Detroit, Orlando, Panama, Lima, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York. Aeromexico Connect is […]

United Cancelled Two Flights to New Delhi Due to Smog

Reading Time: 1 minute United Airlines cancelled two Newark-Delhi Int’l flights after heavy smog had covered the Indian capital. The temporal suspension has been implemented on November 10 according to the carrier’s announcement. It was originally scheduled to last at least until November 13, but eventually, only flights departing Newark on November 10 and November 11 were cancelled, according […]

Houston Airports To Resume Limited Operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Houston Hobby Airport (HOU) have reopened to handle limited domestic flights after being forced to close Aug. 27 because of severe flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. “The plan is to begin a phased return to service, with full service expected by this weekend,” the Houston Airport System, which […]

British Airways To Lose €80 Million After Weekend IT Catastrophe

Reading Time: 2 minutes British Airways (BA), the UK’s flag-carrying airline has been left to lick its wounds after a backup generator failed to kick-in immediately following a power surge and which knocked out its whole of the carrier’s computer system on Saturday. This left the airline having to cancel all weekend flights from both Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport, […]

Pilot Refuses To Fly Due To An ISIS Related Wifi Name

Reading Time: 2 minutes A pilot refused to fly a plane after a tourist spotted someone’s shocking WiFi name. The incident took place as passengers were preparing to take-off from Cancun, Mexico, to the UK on a Thomson flight. As one male tourist boarded, he noticed that someone had named their WiFi: ‘Jihadist Cell London 1’. This came just […]

Etihad-Backed Alitalia Forced To Cancel 60% Of Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Italy’s flagship airline Alitalia was forced to cancel 60 percent of its flights on Wednesday due to a strike over plans for the troubled airline to slash over 2,000 jobs, according to Arabian Business and AFP. The strike, called by several trade unions, had been expected and the company managed to offer alternative flights to […]

Lufthansa’s Nightmare Goes on After Pilots Announce Additional Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa notes that the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit has announced an additional strike for Thursday before Wednesday’s strike has even begun. Once more, they are inflicting extensive damage on company and especially on customers. The union has announced the strike on its website for Thursday, from 00:01 to 23:59. Once again, all Lufthansa long- and […]