Tag: flight cancellations

US airports ranked by flight cancellation rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2020 16:33

In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, travel experts reveal which of the country's busiest airports are more prone to flight cancellations ... Read More

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2020 18:22

The safety of passengers and employees is a top priority for the Lufthansa Group. After thoroughly evaluating all currently available information on the coronavirus, Lufthansa Group has decided to suspend ... Read More

Hundreds of flights cancelled, thousands stranded by Italy and Finland air strikes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019 18:15

The latest Italian air-traffic control strike has effectively brought air traffic to and from Italy to a grinding halt, with hundreds of flights cancelled or severely delayed, and tens of ... Read More

Fraport traffic figures – May 2019: Frankfurt Airport reports solid growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 05:45

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 6.2 million passengers in May 2019, an increase of 1.4 percent year-on-year. The growth rate would have been one percentage point higher, if FRA had not ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in major US cities, each airport ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, according to AirHelp, advocate for ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019 21:03

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. Airlines and travel agents are busy trying to accommodate passengers ... Read More

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019 16:04

Global travel insurance provider urges travelers to always secure travel insurance when planning for vacation and holidays Read More

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 15:31

German Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (Verdi) trade union has called for a comprehensive strike by security personnel at Frankfurt Airport between 2 p.m. and 20 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. As ... Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:25

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Severe storm causes close to 1000 flight cancellations in Chicago

editor editor- March 5, 2013 23:50

CHICAGO, USA – A severe storm has lead to the cancellation of close to 1,000 flights into and out of airports in Chicago, where up to 10 inches of snow ... Read More

Midwest blizzard causes travel woes and flight cancellations

editor editor- December 21, 2012 23:56

Many people planning Christmas trips have been stuck at Chicago's two airports -- O'Hare and Midway - because of flight cancellations. Read More

American Airlines flight cancellations wreak havoc on flying public

editor editor- September 22, 2012 07:45

NAPA, Calif. - American began implementing cost cuts for its pilots this month after a U.S. bankruptcy judge ruled the airline could abandon its collective bargaining agreement with the pilots ... Read More

Easyjet testing “Avoid” ash sensor system

editor editor- January 3, 2012 04:37

The April 2010 eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano caused the greatest closure of European airspace since World War II, stranding millions of passengers and leading to the cancellation of Read More

Kenya Airways not proud to be the pride for a change

editor editor- November 19, 2011 09:42

(eTN) Passengers reacted angrily earlier in the week when their scheduled Kenya Airways (KQ) flight was first delayed and then cancelled altogether, prompting the country manager of KQ in Kampala ... Read More

Chilean volcanic ash clouds halt more flights

editor editor- June 15, 2011 11:00

Ash clouds from a Chilean volcano continued to cause numerous flight cancellations in Australia and New Zealand Tuesday for at least one airliner. Read More

Airlines warn that they will cancel flights rather than risk big fines

editor editor- April 6, 2010 05:12

At least two airlines are already sending flights back to the gate if they're caught in tarmac delays approaching three hours, the cut-off point for new fines that take effect ... Read More