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Why Airlines Have Weather Cancellations

WHY AIRLINES HAVE weather cancelltions WHAT MAKES WEATHER A PROBLEM? Low Ceiling and Visibility Icing Thunderstorms x Snow and ice build-up interferes with *a plane's aero-dynamic shape Uo000000o It must be DE-ICED for a safe take-off This creates long take-off lines >>> Who decides when cancellations/delays are in order? The record for most weather interferences was in 2010 on of flight outsourced 40% delays are caused meteorologists by weather February 10th when... National Weather Service Stations, 23% of the nation's scheduled flights The fihal decision never took off! belonss to. FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center Which flights get canceled? A special tool finds flights with low high frequencies and passenger #'s Low Ceiling and Visibility Thunderstorms Icing What is the Ceiling? The ceiling is the lowest cloud layer thick enough to block half the sky, THE CLOSER THE CEILING IS TO THE GROUND. TO MAKE UP FOR THE LACK OF VISIBILITY } LANDINGS MUST BE SPACED OUT. THE LESS VISIBLE SPACE THERE IS FOR LANDING Requiring cancellations. WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN A FLIGHT IS CANCELED Because of weather? REQUEST A FULL REFUND 2. ASK TO BE PUT ONTO ANOTHER FLIGHT (GENERALLY MUST BE A PARTNER FLIGHT) WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN A FLIGHT IS DELAYED Because of weather? YOU MAY BE ABLE TO CHANGE YOUR FLIGHT.. BUT FEES WILL LIKELY APPLY TRAVEL IS FREE .COM HOW WE THE BROKE CAN TRAVEL COPIRENT 2014

Why Airlines Have Weather Cancellations

shared by ctravelisfree on Mar 14
Here you find out who decides on the airlines weather cancellations, which flights get cancelled, and what to do when YOUR flight gets cancelled or delayed because of weather.


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