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Why Do Flights Get Delayed – 15 Reasons Why Your Next Flight May Be Delayed

Why Do Flights Get Delayed Flight delays are inevitable. After flying my share of airlines (173 so far), I've seen many flight delays. When you fly using that great travel deal, most of the flights are ontime about 80% or so of the time, the other 20% or so of the time the delays are due to several reasons. In the U.S. ontime is counted as any departure/arrival within less than 15 minutes of the s...
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Hurricane Harvey: What To Do If Your Flight Is Affected

Hurricane Harvey - Approaching Houston during Hurricane Harvey
Houston Texas-Bound Flights Affected by Hurricane Harvey 2017 Hurricane Harvey just moved through Houston with a vengeance leaving a lot of issues behind. One of the issues is that the two local airports Houston-Intercontinental and Houston-Hobby were closed for a few days. As the city tries to return to normalcy, the airports have opened and are slowly getting back to normalcy. [caption i...
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Computer outage disrupts operations at United Airlines

If you were flying on United Airlines today, June 17, 2011, you more than likely had some issues due to a computer outage.  Here is what their Web site is reporting: This evening, United Airlines experienced a computer outage interrupting the airline’s flight departures, airport processing and reservations systems. As a result, customers may experience difficulties completing transactions at unite...
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A 3 hour delayed flight causes a change of plans

Houston, TX 16 Oct. 2009.  This weekend, I have three plans in mind: Iguasu Falls, Argentina (IGR) Las Vegas, NV (LAS) for Blogworld London, England (LHR) I got to the airport with plenty of time to spare as I needed to get some tickets for the journey.  Just before doing that I went up to the roof of the parking and off in the distance I saw Air Force One; yup, the President of the United St...
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