Weather

American Airlines Changes Policy On Delays And Cancellations, Tougher For Customers. Is It Fair?

Have you ever had a flight that was delayed or cancelled? Did the airline move you to another airline so you could get where you needed to go? Do you think it’s fair for an airline to move some passengers to another airline during delays or cancellations but not move others?

Weather! Check Your Flight Status If You’re Traveling Monday

Terry Maxon of the Dallas Morning News is reporting that American Airlines had canceled almost 1,000 flights on Monday due to an impending storm in the DFW area . I’m usually a weather-watcher whenever I’m traveling, but since I’m home this week (thank goodness) I wasn’t keeping an eye on things. This won’t just mess stuff up in Dallas, as some of the canceled American Airlines flights out of DFW will have aircraft that were bound for onward travel. Whenever bad weather enters the picture it pays to be prepared. […]

Cheap Flights Need Backup Plans

We all hear travel horror stories and hope it never happens to us.  Here’s one from my cousin about their travels earlier this week.  There are a few bits here and there where they likely could have ended up in a better spot. They had purchased cheap flights on JetBlue to head down to Florida to spend time with some friends.  They were flying from Westchester (HPN) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL), with the return flights the same.  Obviously, there’s been some weather in the Northeast complicating matters, but there were […]