Articles tagged “winter”

Lake Placid Tourism Grows Beyond Its Olympic Reputation

Lake Placid Tourism Grows Beyond Its Olympic Reputation

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press

Destinations often get pigeon holed into a certain kind of vacation; however, Lake Placid's growth popularity is giving it the resources to diversify its products and attractions.

4 years ago

Crowded Flights Due to Winter Delays Boost Delta’s Revenue Per Mile

Crowded Flights Due to Winter Delays Boost Delta’s Revenue Per Mile

Associated Press

It'd be hyperbolic to suggest winter storms caused the increase to Delta's revenue per mile measurement. The cancellations only helped boost RPM by 0.5% and other airlines report losses due to the storms.

5 years ago

Winter Storms Cause Up to $500 Million in Losses for U.S. Carriers

Winter Storms Cause Up to $500 Million in Losses for U.S. Carriers

J. Kyle O'Donnell , Bloomberg

Flyers complain about the horrific services available during cancellations and delays, but their grievances only reflect the efforts of airlines to recoup as many of their own losses as possible.

5 years ago

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

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

Associated Press

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.

5 years ago

U.S. Airlines Lost $150 Million Due to Weather Delays This January

U.S. Airlines Lost $150 Million Due to Weather Delays This January

J. Kyle O'Donnell, Bloomberg

February is already off to a rough start for airlines flying in and out of the northeast U.S. and conditions are expected to ease up until later this month.

5 years ago

Winter Storms Cause Spike in U.S. Flight Cancellations

Winter Storms Cause Spike in U.S. Flight Cancellations

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

Airlines have encountered several customer service problems due to the cancellations, but their bottom lines won't be impacted due to saved fuel and staff costs.

5 years ago

Alaska Airlines Cancels Weekend Flights After Flu Spreads Among Crew

Associated Press

Flyers aren't the only ones susceptible to extra germs during holiday travel.

5 years ago

Stranded Flyers at Dallas Airport Still Waiting on Hundreds of Cancelled Flights

Stranded Flyers at Dallas Airport Still Waiting on Hundreds of Cancelled Flights

Yamil Berard, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The unusual weather at Dallas Airport is just the first of several weather-impacted delays to sweep the country in the coming months.

6 years ago