Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Published 12:05 pm PDT, Sunday, April 14, 2019 FILE - In a March 13, 2019 file photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 sits at a boarding gate at LaGuardia Airport in New York. American Airlines is canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August because of ongoing problems with the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File) less FILE - In a March 13, 2019 file photo, an American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 sits at a boarding gate at LaGuardia Airport in New York. American Airlines is canceling 115 flights per day through mid-August ... more Photo: Frank Franklin II, Associated Press Photo: Frank Franklin II, Associated Press Image 1 of / 18 Caption Close Image 1 of 18 FILE - In a March 13, 2019 file photo, an American … [Read more...] about American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights until Aug. 19
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For only the fourth time in history, Denver International Airport’s runways were completely shut down Wednesday and nearly 1,400 flights were canceled amid white-out conditions caused by a fierce blizzard. Wind gusts of up to 96 mph produced white-out conditions on the runways, making it too dangerous for plow drivers to operate, DIA spokeswoman Emily Williams said. “Conditions are very dicey right now and because of all the accidents the plows can’t clear the roads,” Williams said, referring to Peña Boulevard during the peak of the storm. “If people can avoid coming to the airport that will be the best for everyone.” Numerous crashes on Peña Boulevard forced Denver police to close the road and left people stranded in their cars for hours. Just before 7 p.m., airport officials announced Peña once again was passable following the removal of more than 50 disabled vehicles. A total of 1,376 flights in and out of DIA were canceled due to … [Read more...] about DIA runways closed for 4th time in history, nearly 1,400 flights canceled and Peña Boulevard plagued by crashes
HEAVY snow and icy conditions have caused chaos across Britain's transport network today, as well as on the roads. Here's the latest on which trains and airports have been affected and the disruption you could face... Which roads have been closed today? A number of roads have been affected by snow storms or stranded vehicles. At the time of writing, those closed included the following: M5 (J24-23) A30 A38 A4289 A338 A371 A4107 A4061 B2032 A37 Birker Fell Corneyfell Road Hardknott Pass Check the AA website for the latest on road blocks and closures. Which trains are experiencing delays and cancellations? Passengers have been advised to check their journey before setting off. Southeastern and Transport for Wales have altered their services on Friday as a result of the adverse conditions. The South Western Railway was planning to run a normal timetable, but warned some early services may need to be cancelled as routes are cleared. Meanwhile Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and … [Read more...] about Which roads, airports and trains are closed by snow today? Heathrow and Bristol cancelled flights, M5, A30 and more closed
MICHAEL O'Leary is the chief executive of budget airline Ryanair. One of the richest men in Ireland, O'Leary built his reputation on an abrasive management style and his occasionally hostile public statements — but what is the latest controversy surrounding his airline and what is his net worth? Who is Michael O'Leary? Michael Kevin O'Leary, 56, was born in Kanturk, County Cork, on 20 March 1961. He went on to study Economic and Social Studies at Trinity College Dublin, graduating in 1983. After working at Stokes Kennedy Crowley, later known as KPMG, O'Leary became a personal tax adviser to Tony Ryan, head of Guiness Peat Aviation, a plane leasing firm. Tony Ryan went on to set up Ryanair in the late eighties, but it was massively unprofitable and O'Leary was dispatched on a fact-finding mission to see what could be learned from budget Southwest Airlines in the US. O'Leary was appointed deputy chief executive in 1991 and became chief executive in 1994. Since then he has … [Read more...] about Who is Michael O’Leary, what’s he said about Ryanair’s cancelled flights and what’s his net worth?
PUBLISHED: 14:04 07 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:04 07 September 2018 Martin Lewis, founder of moneysavingexpert.com Archant These simple guidelines from Moneysavingexpert’s Martin Lewis could help you claim back hundreds of pounds from cancelled or delayed flights. If you endured a frustrating wait in an airport this summer because of a flight delay or cancellation, you may be entitled to compensation. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto.Summer’s now over, and sadly there’s little you can do to repair a holiday ruined by flight delay or cancellation.Strikes like those which affected Ryanair this summer can cause difficulties, but many passengers are entitled to up to £550 per person compensation. In fact this applies even for delays as far back as 2012.This is not usually that difficult to do. I get positive feedback all the time, such as Andy who tweeted me: “@MartinSLewis Quick thanks. Followed your advice. Just received 2 x £540 for flight … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis of Moneysavingexpert.com: Can you claim back hundreds of pounds for a delayed or cancelled flight?