US President Joe Biden made an important announcement on May 8th revealing plans to introduce new regulations that will require airlines to provide monetary compensation for passengers facing significant flight delays and cancellations caused by the airlines themselves. As Reuters reported, this latest initiative is part of the Biden administration’s ongoing efforts to enhance protections… Continue reading Biden Proposes Compensation for Airline Passengers Amidst Flight Delays and Cancellations
Tag: Flight Cancellations
Viva Air, Colombia’s Low-Cost Airline, Shuts Down Leaving Passengers Stranded
The ultra-low-cost carrier Viva Air of Colombia has declared that it will stop its operations. According to the Associated Press, thousands of people are stranded in airports without assistance. The airline, which formerly flew inside Colombia and to different destinations in North, Central, and South America, is owned by the same corporation as Ryanair. Since… Continue reading Viva Air, Colombia’s Low-Cost Airline, Shuts Down Leaving Passengers Stranded
FAA Outage Could Cause Massive Flight Disruptions In U.S.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently experiencing an outage that could cause massive flight disruptions nationwide. In the latest update from the FAA, the agency says departures are expected to resume at 9 a.m. ET at certain airports. Update 4: The FAA is making progress in restoring its Notice to Air Missions system following… Continue reading FAA Outage Could Cause Massive Flight Disruptions In U.S.
Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations Affected Thousands Of Cruise Passengers This Holiday
As Travel Noire reported this week, Southwest Airlines flight cancellations have caused numerous bad experiences for passengers. Due to the airline’s mass cancelation of its flights, thousands of travelers hoping to fly are likely to be left in limbo a few days longer. The carrier had cancelled more than 10,000 flights since a winter storm… Continue reading Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations Affected Thousands Of Cruise Passengers This Holiday
Intoxicated Man Vomits On Other Passengers As Plane Approaches Los Angeles
An man on board an American Airlines flight had too much to drink and vomited on two passengers. The plane was approaching Los Angeles from Dallas. Travel writer JT Genter witnessed the incident and shared it online on October 8. He tweeted, “who would’ve guessed?! The way-too-drunk guy (who probably should have been denied boarding)… Continue reading Intoxicated Man Vomits On Other Passengers As Plane Approaches Los Angeles
Jet Fuel Shortage Leads To Flight Cancellations For US Airlines Bound For Cape Town
The delayed arrival of jet fuel to Cape Town International Airport is causing disruption for some US Airlines. Earlier this month, United Airlines canceled an outbound and return flight to and from the South African hub. Days before departure, passengers booked on the affected flights received the following message: “Your flight was canceled because we… Continue reading Jet Fuel Shortage Leads To Flight Cancellations For US Airlines Bound For Cape Town
Woman Gets Prison Sentence And Is Fined For Acting Out On Flight
In 2021, a woman caused a ruckus on board an American Airlines flight. It was apparently so bad that the pilot had to divert the plane to Arizona. Today, as reported by several news outlets, a US district judge handed down a sentence to the defendant, Kelly Pichardo of New York. Insider reports that the… Continue reading Woman Gets Prison Sentence And Is Fined For Acting Out On Flight
DOT Launches Dashboard To Inform Travelers How Much Airlines Owe Them For Flight Cancelations
Travelers who have recently experienced flight cancelations in airports across the country will soon have a tool to find out what airlines owe them when their flight is canceled or delayed because of disruptions within the carrier’s control. This new interactive dashboard is developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The tool intends to give… Continue reading DOT Launches Dashboard To Inform Travelers How Much Airlines Owe Them For Flight Cancelations