Posts Tagged ‘delays’

A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)

JetBlue Suffers Computer Outage, Flights Delayed

Update 11am: JetBlue says the computer issues have been resolved, but flight delays will persist throughout the day. Due to computer issues, JetBlue is experiencing system-wide delays Friday morning. As an example, none of the ...
by Jason Rabinowitz

FAA cut backs due to sequestration had resulted in the furloughing of ATC employees, causing massive delays throughout the country.

Sequestration And You- How To Avoid The Delays

So, your elected officials can't do their job properly, but you already knew that. With an all time low approval rating, our lovely congress has failed to stop automatic spending cuts, and those cuts are hitting the FAA hard.
by Jason Rabinowitz

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood goofing off with President Barack Obama at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)

DOT Fines JetBlue and Orbitz Over Tarmac Delay and Baggage Fee Rules

The US Dept. of Transportation handed down $140,000 in fines to JetBlue and Orbitz on Monday for violating two consumer protection rules.
by admin


Map of the shipwreck, arrrrr matey. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)

Rogue Sailboat Shuts Down Runway at Boston Logan Airport

An unoccupied sailboat broke free of its mooring in Boston Monday morning, running aground next to Logan Airport's runway 9/27 and causing delays as the runway had to be closed, the airport said.
by admin


European Commission VP Blasts Airport Snow Preparedness, Calls Disruption “Unacceptable”

European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas has expressed concern regarding the airport infrastructure in Europe as extreme weather disrupts holiday season air travel.
by BNO News