Woman Is Shot and Arrested After Opening Fire at Dallas Love Field

The shooting sent travelers scrambling for cover inside the airport, but no other injuries were reported, the authorities said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airport-security, #airports, #dallas-tex, #dallas-love-field-dallas-tex, #delays-transportation

La Guardia, Kennedy and Newark Airports Get a $25 Billion Overhaul

The city is not exactly known for its state-of-the-art airports. That should change by 2030.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #building-construction, #delays-transportation, #infrastructure-public-works, #kennedy-international-airport-queens-ny, #laguardia-airport-queens-ny, #new-york-city, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #newark-nj, #newark-liberty-international-airport-nj, #port-authority-of-new-york-and-new-jersey, #september-11-2001, #stations-and-terminals-passenger

A Flight Attendant’s Tips on Surviving Travel Now

In two decades of flying, things have never been as stressful as they are now, a cabin insider says. Here, her tips from 30,000 feet for avoiding airline chaos this summer.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #content-type-service, #delays-transportation, #flight-attendants, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states

Thousands of Travelers Stranded as Airlines Struggle With July 4 Demand

Carriers were dealing with a combination of staff shortages and passenger volume that approached or in some cases exceeded prepandemic levels.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #federal-aviation-administration, #independence-day-us-july-4, #southwest-airlines-company, #travel-and-vacations, #united-airlines, #united-states

Thousands of Flights Are Delayed or Canceled as July 4 Travel Kicks Off

Airlines, dealing with bad weather and staffing shortages, struggle to keep up with high demand over the July 4 weekend.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #federal-aviation-administration, #independence-day-us-july-4, #travel-and-vacations, #united-airlines

Fourth of July Weekend Will Test Airlines Struggling to Bounce Back

After shedding staff in the pandemic, airlines are scrambling to respond to increased demand.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #frontier-airlines-inc, #independence-day-us-july-4

What to Know About Flight Delays and Cancellations This Summer

Going into the Fourth of July weekend, with nearly 13 million people expected to fly on U.S. carriers, we look at the numbers behind the delays and cancellations and see what lessons can be learned.

#air-traffic-control, #airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #independence-day-us-july-4, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations, #united-states

How Travelers to Europe Can Deal With the Summer’s Chaos

Hours in security lines. Canceled flights. Lost baggage. Here’s a look at how you could be affected by travel disruptions this summer and tips on how to prepare.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #europe, #lost-and-found-property, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations

When the Only Way to Get to Work Is This Slow Bus

The Q23 is one of the slowest buses in Queens, where many residents live beyond the subway’s reach and more people ride buses than anywhere else in New York City.

#buses, #delays-transportation, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #queens-nyc, #transit-systems

Europe’s Airports Face Chaos as Travelers Return

In recent weeks, travelers on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean have endured long lines at airports, flight delays or cancellations, and plenty of frustration. Is this the new normal?

#airlines-and-airplanes, #alaska-airlines, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #british-airways-plc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #easyjet-airline-co-ltd, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #travel-and-vacations

As Texas Snarls Traffic at Border, Mexican Truckers Form Blockade

New safety inspections are part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s effort to crack down on border smuggling. But industry groups say it is stifling trade.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #delays-transportation, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #pharr-tex, #texas, #trucks-and-trucking

Russian Sanctions Snarl Shipping Even as Pandemic Pressure Eases

Global disruptions from the war on Ukraine and uncertainty due to the sanctions have led to pileups at ports and could delay cargo longer.

#black-sea, #delays-transportation, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #european-union, #freight-cargo, #great-britain, #international-trade-and-world-market, #oil-petroleum-and-gasoline, #politics-and-government, #ports, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ships-and-shipping, #supply-chain, #war-and-armed-conflicts

JetBlue Pilot, Suspected of Being Drunk, Is Removed From Cockpit in Buffalo

A T.S.A. officer noticed that the pilot “may have been impaired,” the authorities said. His blood alcohol content was found to be four times the limit for pilots.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #alcohol-abuse, #buffalo-ny, #delays-transportation, #james-clifton, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #new-york-state, #pilots, #tests-sobriety

Deep Chill Sets In as Northeast Emerges From Heavy Snow and Harsh Winds

With snowplows and shovels, parts of Massachusetts and New York were clearing away piles of snow amid frigid wind chills.

#airports, #automobiles, #boston-mass, #delays-transportation, #northeastern-states-us, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #roads-and-traffic, #snow-and-snowstorms, #weather, #wind

Miami-Bound Passenger Storms Cockpit in Honduras, Causing Flight Delay

As the American Airlines flight was boarding on Tuesday afternoon, the passenger entered the cockpit and “caused damage,” the airline said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #delays-transportation, #honduras, #miami-fla

New York Gets Its First Major Snow of the Season

The city was expected to receive up to five inches of snow, part of the second winter storm to hit the East Coast this week.

#delays-transportation, #east-coast-us, #mid-atlantic-states-us, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #northeastern-states-us, #snow-and-snowstorms

As Omicron Infects Workers, Subway Service Suffers

With coronavirus cases surging, about 21 percent of subway operators and conductors were absent this week, leading transit officials to suspend three lines and change schedules on others.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #labor-and-jobs, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #subways, #transit-systems

Nearly 3,000 Flights Are Canceled on Monday

A storm in the Washington area knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, adding to the problems facing airlines, like staff shortages.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #shortages, #southwest-airlines-company, #transportation-security-administration, #united-airlines

Air Travel Is No Holiday as Covid-19 and Winter Storms Cancel Flights

Airlines and passengers are ending the year with many of their plans upended. And New Year’s weekend may be bumpy, too.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #alaska-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #delays-transportation, #flight-attendants, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #labor-and-jobs, #pilots, #travel-and-vacations, #weather

JetBlue, Alaska Airlines and Others Cancel More Flights

JetBlue and Alaska Airlines are among the hardest hit as weather and the latest coronavirus wave continue to snarl operations.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #alaska-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #quarantines, #travel-and-vacations

I Got to the Bottom of All Those Flight Cancellations

Some say the airlines. Others say Omicron.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #delays-transportation, #internal-sub-only-nl, #tutu-desmond-m

Parents Face Long Waits for Car Seats and Other Baby Items

Expectant parents have keenly felt the inconvenience of global shipping delays caused by the pandemic. With a baby due, “it’s a different ballgame.”

#babies-and-infants, #baby-carriages-strollers-and-carriers, #child-car-seats, #cribs-baby-beds, #delays-transportation, #furniture, #international-trade-and-world-market, #parenting, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #shopping-and-retail, #supply-chain

Your Flight Has Been Canceled or Delayed. What Should You Do?

As demand grows and the Omicron variant spreads, airlines have been canceling thousands of flights because of staffing shortages, as well as bad weather. Here’s what you need to know if yours is one of them.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #content-type-service, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #travel-and-vacations

Flight disruptions continue with thousands more cancellations as Omicron thins airline crews.

At least 2,400 more flights were canceled globally on Monday, including about 900 U.S. flights.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #alaska-airlines, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #southwest-airlines-company, #united-airlines

Thousands of flights are canceled as Omicron thins crews.

On Sunday alone, about 1,300 U.S. flights and some 3,000 international ones were dropped.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #alaska-airlines, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #southwest-airlines-company, #united-airlines

Airlines Cancel Hundreds More Flights as Virus Scrambles Air Travel

The virus, and winter weather, are making flights trickier during a busy season.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #southwest-airlines-company, #transportation-security-administration, #united-airlines

Supply-Chain Kinks Force Small Manufacturers to Scramble

Facing delays, shortages and higher prices for raw materials, companies are finding new sources. Not all are able to pass along the costs.

#delays-transportation, #factories-and-manufacturing, #inflation-economics, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #ships-and-shipping, #shopping-and-retail, #small-business, #united-states-economy

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Will Test Airlines

Thanksgiving will be the biggest test of the system’s resilience since the pandemic began, with millions more passengers than last year.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #flight-attendants, #southwest-airlines-company, #thanksgiving-day, #travel-and-vacations, #united-airlines, #weather

American Airlines Cancels Hundreds of Flights This Weekend

The carrier blamed bad weather and staffing shortages. It was the second airline this month to face significant disruptions.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #southwest-airlines-company

Vaccine Mandates Could Stop Supply-Chain Woes at U.S. Ports

How vaccine mandates can unclog the ports.

#delays-transportation, #delivery-services, #durable-goods-economic-indicator, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #internal-sub-only, #international-trade-and-world-market, #shopping-and-retail

As Southwest Airlines tries to return to normal, some flight cancellations persist.

The airline and its pilots union denied that the cancellations were related to the company’s decision to require employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

#air-traffic-control, #airlines-and-airplanes, #delays-transportation, #federal-aviation-administration, #pilots, #shortages, #southwest-airlines-company, #vaccination-and-immunization

Southwest Airlines’ Widespread Cancellations Disrupt Weekend Travel

More than a thousand flights were canceled on Sunday and 800 on Saturday. The airline blamed air traffic control and “disruptive weather,” but no other carrier reported problems.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #kelly-gary-c, #southwest-airlines-company

Readers Share Stories of Summer Travel Mishaps

This roller coaster of a summer did not care about your travel plans. These tales of chaos from the road, from to fishy explosions to surprise quarantines, could have only happened in 2021.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #content-type-service, #delays-transportation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #summer-season, #travel-and-vacations

Here’s What Train Service Looks Like in NY After Ida’s Damaging Floods

The majority of the city’s subway lines had delays Friday morning, while the area’s airports appeared to be running smoothly.

#airports, #amtrak, #buses, #delays-transportation, #floods, #hurricane-ida-2021, #long-island-rail-road-co, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-jersey-transit, #new-york-city, #railroads, #stations-and-terminals-passenger, #subways, #transit-systems

New York City Shuts Train Service as Ida Barrels Through Region

About 200 people were rescued from a train near Newark Airport on Wednesday night as heavy rains and flooding shut down major train routes.

#delays-transportation, #floods, #hurricane-ida-2021, #long-island-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #metro-north-commuter-railroad, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-jersey-transit, #new-york-city, #new-york-city-transit-authority, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #newark-liberty-international-airport-nj, #subways, #transit-systems

Lights Flickered in New York City. Why Did the Subways Grind to a Halt?

Elected officials wanted to know why a brief power disruption was followed by widespread problems in the subway system.

#consolidated-edison-inc, #delays-transportation, #energy-and-power, #hochul-kathleen-c, #infrastructure-public-works, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-york-city, #subways, #transit-systems

Flight Attendants’ Hellish Summer: ‘I Don’t Even Feel Like a Human’

For cabin crews, the peak travel season has turned into a chronic battle involving frequent delays, overwork and unruly passengers that leaves them feeling battered by the public and the airlines.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-airlines, #anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #flight-attendants, #frontier-airlines-inc, #jetblue-airways-corporation, #organized-labor, #southwest-airlines-company, #spirit-airlines, #united-airlines, #working-hours, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

An Obstacle to Amtrak Expansion That Money Won’t Solve

Amtrak and freight rail companies have long clashed over the use of railroad tracks, a dispute that is now playing out along the Gulf Coast, where the agency is seeking to restore service.

#american-jobs-plan-2021, #amtrak, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #csx-corporation, #delays-transportation, #freight-cargo, #gulf-coast-us, #infrastructure-public-works, #norfolk-southern-corporation, #railroads, #surface-transportation-board, #transportation-department-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

Southwest Airlines Delays and Cancels Hundreds of Flights a Third Day

The headaches began with problems with a weather data supplier on Monday, then technical issues on Tuesday, all of which spilled over into Wednesday.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #computers-and-the-internet, #delays-transportation, #southwest-airlines-company, #travel-and-vacations

‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Chaos Strikes Global Shipping

The pandemic has disrupted international trade, driving up the cost of shipping goods and adding a fresh challenge to the global economic recovery.

#california, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #europe, #factories-and-manufacturing, #far-east-south-and-southeast-asia-and-pacific-areas, #freight-cargo, #international-trade-and-world-market, #jakarta-indonesia, #maersk-line, #north-america, #ports, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #shortages, #southeast-asia, #trucks-and-trucking, #united-states, #united-states-economy

Closing of Air Traffic Control Center for Virus Cleaning Halts Flights in Dallas

Covid cases at F.A.A. center in Fort Worth lead to ripples of delays and diverted flights across the country.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airports, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dallas-love-field-dallas-tex, #dallas-fort-worth-international-airport, #delays-transportation, #federal-aviation-administration

Concerns About Covid Strain Cut Off U.K. From Europe

Dozens of countries banned air and rail links to Britain, foreshadowing what a “no deal” Brexit could look like in 10 days.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #england, #europe, #european-union, #ferries, #food, #freight-cargo, #international-trade-and-world-market, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #roads-and-traffic, #shortages, #travel-warnings

Britain’s Ports Are Jammed, and Brexit Is Around the Corner

Honda’s plant in England was forced to halt operations because its parts hadn’t arrived. Soon U.K. ports will face a mountain of customs declarations.

#automobiles, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #customs-tariff, #delays-transportation, #european-union, #great-britain, #great-britain-withdrawal-from-eu-brexit, #honda-motor-co-ltd, #international-trade-and-world-market, #ships-and-shipping

M.T.A. Warns of Doomsday Subway Cuts Without $12 Billion in Federal Aid

The agency, facing staggering financial losses because of the pandemic, said it would have to reduce subway and bus service by 40 percent.

#buses, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #delays-transportation, #long-island-rail-road-co, #metro-north-commuter-railroad, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #subways, #transit-systems

Help! My Flight Was Canceled and I Still Can’t Get a Refund

There’s a reason we are deliberately pounding the topic of travel refunds into the ground: It’s a big deal and there’s lots of confusion and contradictory information out there.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #british-airways-plc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delays-transportation, #delta-air-lines-inc, #international-air-transport-assn, #rebates-and-refunds, #transportation-department-us, #travel-and-vacations, #travel-warnings

How to Be Mindful if Your Flight Is Delayed

Running late is stressful, but a delayed flight is an especially good moment to be mindful.

#anxiety-and-stress, #delays-transportation, #meditation