Tag: flight cancellations

Delta Proactively Cancels Flights as Nor’easter Storm Continues North

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta employees at airports throughout the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England are preparing for a strong Nor’easter, the first major storm of 2018, expected to produce high winds, bitterly cold temperature several inches of snow accumulation. Boston could see as much as 15 inches at the airport. In anticipation of the severe winter weather, Delta […]

Bali Volcano – Flight Cancelations Disastrous for Airlines

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hundreds of flights have been canceled and Bali international airport was shut down due to Volcano eruption in Bali. So far over 400 flights were cancelled stranding 59 000 travelers since the Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport – also known as Denpasar International airport – closure on Monday because of falling volcanic ash. After reviewing the […]

Ryanair Crisis Continues, More Flights Are About To Be Cancelled

Reading Time: 2 minutes A NUMBER OF Ryanair pilots have rejected a cash bonus offer for them to work extra days this year and forego their holidays, and have threatened work to rule action. In a letter sent to management and seen the by the BBC and other outlets – a group representing staff at 17 of the company’s […]

Harvey Creates Travel Nightmare With More Than 3,000 Flights Cancelled

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thousands of flights were canceled over the weekend as the storm resulting from Hurricane Harvey created “catastrophic” flooding and dangerous conditions in southeast Texas. More than 1,580 flights were canceled in the U.S. Sunday morning, according to Flight Aware, an aviation software company that tracks flight statuses. Those cancellations were in addition to the 1,100 […]

Ryanair Calls On To Prevent French ATC Strikes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, called on the French Government and European Commission to take immediate action to prevent the skies over Europe being closed yet again by French ATC unions. Ryanair regrets that it has been forced to cancel 45 flights on Monday (6 Mar) to/from/over France, with further cancellations possible and delays likely […]

2016 Flight Cancellation, Lost Baggage, Bumping Rates Lowest in Years

Reading Time: 4 minutes In 2016, the reporting carriers canceled 1.17 percent of their scheduled domestic flights, an improvement over the 1.5 percent cancellation rate in 2015 and the lowest in the 22 years with comparable numbers, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR). The previous low was 1.24 percent in 2002. The reporting carriers canceled 1.6 percent […]

Delta Flight Cancellations Approach 300 After IT Systems Outage

Reading Time: < 1 minute Having cancelled 170 flights on Sunday, Delta Airlines Inc. had to cancel approximately 110 further flights this Monday, with additional cancellations possible, following a computer breakdown which left passengers stranded across the U.S. Today (Monday), FlightAware indicated that 180 Delta flights had been delayed as of 10.36 a.m. local time. In a statement, Ed Bastian, […]

Delta Air Lines: August Computer Outage Cost $100 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines said its revenue for August was reduced by about $100 million due to a computer outage that caused the cancellation of 2,300 flights over three days. A power control module at Delta’s Atlanta computer center failed and caught fire last August 8, causing a massive system outage, grounding flights and leading to […]

Embraer Crew Shortages Force Austrian to Curtail Summer Ops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Austrian Airlines (OS, Vienna) has announced several changes and cut-backs to its summer schedule after a lack of suitably qualified flight crew, needed to operate its incoming fleet of seventeen EMB-195s, forced a recent series of flight cancellations. “Austrian Airlines has hired a total of 110 pilots over the last twelve months. As a result, […]