Articles tagged “snow”

Heathrow Airport’s $50 Million Bad Weather Investment Pays Off

Heathrow Airport’s $50 Million Bad Weather Investment Pays Off

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

A light dusting of snow is usually enough to bring the UK to a total standstill. In that sense, keeping Heathrow open is a pretty good achievement, even if it did cost the airport $50 million.

3 months ago

Winter Storm Causes Airport Delays and Cancellations Across U.S.

Winter Storm Causes Airport Delays and Cancellations Across U.S.

Brian K. Sullivan, Bloomberg

Airports in the U.S. are working in overdrive this week to clear runways and treat ice between snow storms and extreme cold, and winter is far from over.

5 months ago

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Ski Resort Execs Look for Climate Change-Proof Properties

Tom Moroney, Bloomberg

Climate change has real, increasing effects on winter resorts, some of whom are smartly looking north for properties that will deliver the snow they need to keep visitors coming.

1 year ago

How airlines and airports prepare for big storms now

How airlines and airports prepare for big storms now

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Cancel early and cancel often, that's the crux of it.

5 years ago

“Historic” east coast winter storm to play havoc on weekend travel

“Historic” east coast winter storm to play havoc on weekend travel

Brian K. Sullivan, Jim Polson, Bloomberg

Latest number of cancelled flights are now closer to 2,300 for Saturday, according to FlightAware stats.

5 years ago

What it’s like when snow falls in Saudi Arabia

Arab News

Tabuk sees snow every few years, but it's still a rarity and reason enough to slow transportation -- both for safety and because of the people who come to see the flakes.

5 years ago