Flight Cancellations

  • Another winter storm hits US, over 4,000 flights affected 23-01-2014 08:54 AM

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. ...
  • A day after worst fog in 5 years, Delhi wakes up to a clearer morning 07-01-2014 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi woke up to a clearer day after it witnessed the season's worst fog in 5 years on Monday. Temperature though remain low across north India. Srinagar is below freezing at minus 3 degrees celsius and Delhi at 8 degrees. Fog was reported in some parts of Rajasthan,...
  • Torrential rains prompt flood warnings in US Midwest 27-06-2013 07:04 AM

    Chicago: Torrential rains slammed Illinois and other Midwest states on Wednesday, triggering flash flood warnings and causing flight cancellations, commuter train delays and road closings. Up to 5 inches (12.7 cm) of rain fell in some places and the National Weather Service warned residents in the region to brace for...
  • Europe: Many flights cancelled as heavy snowfall continues 22-01-2013 10:58 AM

    London's Heathrow airport cancelled 130 flights and warned of more delays in service. ...
  • Heavy snowfall leads to flight cancellations across Europe 21-01-2013 09:56 AM

    London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 per cent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow continued to blanket parts of Europe. ...
  • NY's post-Sandy divide: Those with power and those without 31-10-2012 06:40 PM

    New York: Sandy split New York City in two. The massive storm left people damp, miserable and in the dark in the lower part of the city. Yet in much of the rest of Manhattan, life was almost normal, albeit without some of the usual urban comforts. Almost every street...
  • Hurricane Sandy closes NYSE trading floor on Monday 29-10-2012 07:18 AM

    New York: The New York Stock Exchange will close its trading floor Monday as Hurricane Sandy barrels its way up the Northeast, but Big Board trading will continue electronically. NYSE Euronext said Sunday it is putting in place its contingency plans beginning Monday and will announce later when the trading...
  • Hurricane Sandy grounds thousands of flights 29-10-2012 07:08 AM

    New York: Airlines hastily canceled flights in the Northeast Sunday as Hurricane Sandy moved up the coast. The massive storm threatens to bring a near halt to air travel for at least two days in a key region for both domestic and international flights. Major carriers such as American Airlines,...
  • Kingfisher sends email apology to frequent flyers 12-11-2011 03:41 PM

    Hyderabad: Flying into rough weather, Kingfisher Airlines has sent an email to its frequent flyer club members to explain the reasons for cancellation of numerous flights, asserting that the move was necessary to reconfigure its aircraft to focus on the full-service market. In the email sent to 'King Club' members...
  • Kingfisher seeks hike in bank loan limit 12-11-2011 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: Ailing Kingfisher airlines on Friday said it has not asked for a bailout from the government but admitted requesting banks to increase the loan limits to enable it meet rising operating costs due to increase in fuel prices and rupee devaluation. "Kingfisher has not made any bail out...
  • Flight cancellations well-thought plan: Kingfisher CEO 11-11-2011 11:05 PM

    Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Agarwal said that cancellation of flights was a well-thought, pre-determined plan. ...
  • DGCA asks IndiGo to explain flight cancellation 11-11-2011 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday issued a notice to no-frill carrier IndiGo to explain why it had not taken the regulator's prior approval to curtail its flight schedules as is required by the rule. The notice was issued under Rule 140(A) of Aircraft Rules, as it was sent...
  • Cash-strapped Kingfisher cancels almost 80 flights 10-11-2011 02:24 PM

    Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines said they had to cancel almost 80 flights as they were trying to reconfigure their aircrafts. ...
  • Kingfisher drops 80 flights, DGCA asks why 10-11-2011 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: Hapless air passengers were inconvenienced across the country's airports after Kingfisher Airlines cancelled over 30 flights on Wednesday. As a result, most domestic flights and some international ones will now remain cancelled till November 19. Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a notice to Kingfisher...
  • Volcanic ash cancels Australian flights again 21-06-2011 01:30 PM

    Sydney: Several more international and domestic flights through Australian airports were cancelled Tuesday due to an ash cloud from a Chilean volcano moving into the country's airspace that has bedevilled airlines for a week. Ash from the Cordon Caulle volcano grounded hundreds of flights and stranded tens of thousands of...
  • After oil companies, GMR takes on Air India 27-05-2011 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Air India owes GMR around Rs 270 crore. Earlier after oil companies refused to refuel planes, Air India was forced to cancel ten flights including one to Riyadh. Intervention at the highest levels ensured that the confrontation was resolved. Now the GMR group is threatening to prevent Air...
  • Volcanic ash cloud moves to Europe, flights suspended 24-05-2011 09:06 AM

    Thick volcanic ash is blowing over Iceland after the Grimsvotn volcano erupted on Saturday because of which several airlines including British Airways and KLM have suspended flights to the UK and the rest of the continent is on alert. ...
  • Iceland: Volcanic cloud spreads, flights canceled 24-05-2011 07:29 AM

    London: British air traffic controllers say ash from the erupting Iceland volcano will affect flights out of Scotland, northern England and Northern Ireland by Tuesday afternoon. The agency that controls air traffic over Britain and the eastern Atlantic said airports will remain open but flights will be affected between 5:30...
  • Day 2, AI pilots strike: 53 flights cancelled 28-04-2011 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: It's day 2 of the Air India pilots strike and with 53 flights cancelled since Wednesday and Thursday morning, it is the passengers who are bearing the brunt. Showing solidarity with the striking pilots 32 executive Air India pilots reported sick to work in Mumbai on Thursday. The...
  • Fog returns to Delhi: flight, rail traffic hit 08-01-2011 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: Heavy fog descended on the national capital on Saturday morning disrupting air and rail traffic. Air operations at the IGI airport were affected due to the dense fog leading to delay in schedule of several flights. The visibility at the Indira Gandhi airport varied between 175 metres and...
  • Ash over Europe hits Indian flights 16-04-2010 09:29 PM

    About 30 flights to Europe were grounded after the airspace over Europe was affected by volcanic ash. ...
  • Cold wave engulfs north India, chill stalls flights 04-01-2009 10:54 PM

    Tourists across the country bore the brunt of the winter. ...