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Philadelphia Airport Welcomes Two Unusual Visitors as Severe Weather Strikes the Northeast

The past week has seen the Northeast encounter a swath of severe weather that has plagued aviation in the region. With high winds, heavy rains and thunderstorms battering the region, delays, ground stops and diversions were a common occurrence.  The severe weather brought two unusual visitors to Philadelphia, a welcomed surprise for local aviation enthusiasts and the airport alike. On May 23, 2019, a line of severe weather impacted flights at Washington Dulles International Airport, causing numerous diversions.  Due to…

Aerolineas Argentinas: Good Decisions Amid Bad Luck

Last weekend, a major storm hit the Buenos Aires metropolitan area and seemed to focus on Aeroparque Jorge Newbery's ramp. As Aerolíneas Argentinas' main domestic hub, a significant part of its Boeing 737 fleet was stationed there and was exposed to damage from hail and lightning. When the storm was over,…

The Time-Consuming But Extremely Critical Process of Deicing Aircraft in…

Just recently, Southwest Airlines had to cancel many flights out of Chicago Midway Airport due to cold weather and deicing constraints. As winter kicks into high gear, it is a given that deicing crews will be out there working hard to prevent delays and make sure passengers depart safely. While…

Updated: Airlines Extend Travel Waivers, Cancel Flights as Hurricane Irma…

As Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida and the Caribbean, airlines are reworking their operations in order to account for the monstrous storm. Irma, being one of the largest in recorded history, is anticipated to create winds reaching 185 mph winds along with massive storm surges. Airlines that operate into and…