An American Airlines tail at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport (Photo: Ryan Ewing)

Multiple Flights Cancelled Due To Heat In Phoenix

With temperatures approaching record highs this week in Phoenix, Arizona, American Airlines has had to cancel more than 40 flights in and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor simply because the planes cannot take off. Over the past couple of days, temperatures at the airport have been hovering around 120 degrees Fahrenheit, with the record in Phoenix being 122 degrees between 3 PM and 6 PM. The majority of flights that have been cancelled are American Eagle flights using Bombardier CRJs,…