Adverse Weather Conditions Adverse weather brings delays cancellations effects Thousands of passengers regularly causes delays diversions and cancellations to flights around the world, no matter what the reasons a delayed flight it can hurt an Airline and an Airport, delaying and in some cases cancelling flights. Delay code 71 or 77 Shopping Spree One of my personal favourites, in 2012 a boy band had enough stardom to delay a flight travelling from Heathrow (LHR) to LAX for 15 minutes so that they could do some duty-free shopping. Delay code 16. Natural Disasters Volcanic Ash high in the atmosphere puts a massive strain on airline operations involving mass diversions and cancellations. When a Volcano shows signs of a potential eruption, this triggers fears with airline executives that they could be facing another Eyjafjallajökull eruption, in 2010 this eruption forced airlines to avoid huge areas of airspace and lose billions of Euros. Delay code 77 or 99? All creatures Great and Small Cockroaches, Iguanas, Otters, Crabs and monkeys have all been blamed to have caused the late departure of flights. In 2011 about one hundred terrapin turtles closed runway 4. The turtles crossed the tarmac shutting down the runway at New York JFK Airport. Turtles are not the only creatures Delay code 89. Wrong PajamasTwo passengers caused a 30-minute delay when the crew on their flight from could not provide them with their complementary XL pyjamas. Despite being offered business class pyjamas the passengers refused, insisting on first-class pyjamas. Eventually, they disembarked leaving other passengers in stitches after the pilot gave the reason for the delay. Delay code 16. In Europe alone flight delays cost an estimated €100 per minute Think about [...]
The Flightbuddy team are Delighted to be attending the Future Travel Experience this 19 & 20 June 2019 in the Congress Center ICC, Istanbul.Flightbuddy co-ordinates all critical information, with Live Control of Communications Flows, enabling the Airlines Customer Service, Ground Ops, and Flight Crew with clear appropriate accurate information during and post disruption events. Why not visit us on stand A77, we will show you how Flightbuddy technology, design and innovation will change the way you deal with any Flight disruption. To register for the event you can visit: https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/fte-emea/
Frontier Airlines, headquartered in Denver fly to 58 national and international destinations. Founded in 1994 Frontier are growing rapidly and working hard to improve customer relations and reduce complaints. Frontier went live with Flightbuddy in March 2015 and are proactively notifying passengers of security delays at specific airports in addition to standard delay and flight status updates.