Articles tagged “weather”

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Facing Billions of Dollars in Damage

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico Facing Billions of Dollars in Damage

Michelle Kaske, Brian K. Sullivan and Jonathan Levin, Bloomberg

With hits to Texas and Florida, Puerto Rico will have to make a case that it is worthy of the same — or more — support following the devastation. It should mobilize its strong base of tourists as advocates for its cause.

21 hours ago

India Flights Affected as Heavy Rains Bring Financial Capital to a Standstill

India Flights Affected as Heavy Rains Bring Financial Capital to a Standstill

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

The heaviest rainfall Mumbai has seen since 2005 has disrupted flights and trains for the second time in a month. Travel companies need better tech for coping with ever-increasing weather disruptions.

1 day ago

Hurricane Maria: Updates From the Travel Industry

Hurricane Maria: Updates From the Travel Industry

Dan Peltier, Skift

Some destinations preparing for Hurricane Maria were still bailing out from Hurricane Irma and the succession of intense hurricanes will have a long-term impact on many aspects of the region's tourism industry.

2 days ago

Delta Cancellations Stretch Into Third Day Following Storm at Atlanta Hub

Delta Cancellations Stretch Into Third Day Following Storm at Atlanta Hub

Jenny Surane , Bloomberg

Hubs work so well until they don't. It's hard to explain to a customer why their flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis is repeatedly delayed by weather in Atlanta.

6 months ago

U.S. Airlines Canceled Thousands of Flights Because of a Storm

U.S. Airlines Canceled Thousands of Flights Because of a Storm

Associated Press

U.S. airlines are scampering to get all their ducks -- in this case planes -- in a row for when the digging out begins and flights resume.

6 months ago

New York LaGuardia’s Infrastructure Woes Pile Up As Storms Move Through

New York LaGuardia’s Infrastructure Woes Pile Up As Storms Move Through

Grant Martin, Skift

LaGuardia's congestion woes have only been made worse by terrible weather in the region. The congestion is expected to continue through 2022.

7 months ago

New England Fall Foliage Tourism Under Threat From Bad Weather

New England Fall Foliage Tourism Under Threat From Bad Weather

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

It's small businesses like inns, B&Bs, farm stands, and restaurants that will be hardest hit if this comes to pass.

1 year ago

France’s Tourism Challenges: Floods, Strikes and Security

France’s Tourism Challenges: Floods, Strikes and Security

Raphael Satter, Associated Press

Tourism to France may hit a few bumps, but it's never not bounced back. And with the Euro lower agains the dollar and the pound, its prospects are even better this season, despite the many setbacks.

1 year ago

U.S. Airlines Cancel Over 6,600 Flights Due to Blizzard in the Northeast

U.S. Airlines Cancel Over 6,600 Flights Due to Blizzard in the Northeast

Associated Press

It's been a good winter so far for the airlines. Outside of this weekend, can they continue their string of good luck?

2 years ago

It Is Already a Winter Weather Transportation Mess on the U.S. East Coast

It Is Already a Winter Weather Transportation Mess on the U.S. East Coast

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

There go the stellar on-time ratings that airlines have so far been blessed with this winter.

2 years ago

Post-Holiday Air Travel in Central U.S. Hits Weather-Related Snag

Post-Holiday Air Travel in Central U.S. Hits Weather-Related Snag

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Pity the passenger that transits through Chicago from November to May.

2 years ago

Chicago Airports Planning for More Than 4 Million Passengers Over Holidays

Chicago Airports Planning for More Than 4 Million Passengers Over Holidays

Associated Press

The only word that means anything at Chicago airports this time of year is "weather."

2 years ago