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Articles tagged “delays”

Airlines

Epic Tarmac Delays Are Not a Thing of the Past Everywhere

Passengers don't love cancelled flights, but the love being stuck on a tarmac for multiple hours even less.

Epic Tarmac Delays Are Not a Thing of the Past Everywhere

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Were Less Reliable This August Than Last August

In all fairness, Hawaiian should be removed from the competitive set. They ruin the curve.

U.S. Airlines Were Less Reliable This August Than Last August

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Atlanta Airport Officials Mull Domestic Terminal Hotel After Winter Delays

The past few winters have proven that a hotel directly connected to Atlanta's domestic terminal would fill up fast when widespread delays begin to impact the world's busiest hub.

Atlanta Airport Officials Mull Domestic Terminal Hotel After Winter Delays

Airlines

The Number of Delayed and Lost Bags Reaches Ten-Year Low in 2013

The rate of delayed and lost luggage is dropping as passenger numbers rise, but it's necessary to remember that those passengers may also be checking fewer bags due to an increase in fees over the past decade.

The Number of Delayed and Lost Bags Reaches Ten-Year Low in 2013

Airlines

Nearly a Quarter of All U.S. Domestic Flights Were Late in 2013

Fewer flights arrived on-time in 2013 than 2012, but a recent report by the DOT inspector general suggests that the statistic is not an accurate reflection of reality due to how the data is reported and organized.

Nearly a Quarter of All U.S. Domestic Flights Were Late in 2013

Airlines

2,000 Flyers Riot in Chinese Airport After 5-Hour Long Shutdown

Air travel demand is growing faster than the airlines can accommodate due to the military's control of the skies. Commercial airlines will need more air space or fewer flights and better customer service to avoid future outbursts.

2,000 Flyers Riot in Chinese Airport After 5-Hour Long Shutdown

Airlines

Airlines Are on Their Fourth Consecutive Day of Weather-Related Flight Delays

Complications from winter storms will significantly cut into airlines' first-quarter profits, but the cuts will be across the board for all major U.S. carriers.

Airlines Are on Their Fourth Consecutive Day of Weather-Related Flight Delays

Airlines

U.S. Travelers Prepare for Winter Delays Thursday Afternoon

Cross-country plane rides to one-hour train commutes will be impacted by weather Thursday evening. It is likely only the first of several large-scale delays to be caused by weather this year.

U.S. Travelers Prepare for Winter Delays Thursday Afternoon

Airlines

United Woes Continue, Hit With a Big $1.1 Million Fine For Tarmac Delays

This is the biggest fine that the DOT has levied since rules were put in place that protected passengers from being held on the tarmac for 3+ hours. The majority of the fine will be used to improved United's operations.

United Woes Continue, Hit With a Big $1.1 Million Fine For Tarmac Delays

Airlines

More Flight Delays as U.S. Airlines’ Arrivals Run Later in May

May Day, May Day: U.S. airlines and their weary passengers experienced a greater percentage of flight delays in May 2013 versus May 2012. And, there were five tarmac delays of at least three hours, as well.