01/31/2012

Despite the airport spin, snow causes problems

teletext_20120131.JPGAnother few inches of snow causes many flights to be delayed. Apparently, however, this is unknown to the airport spokesman, who claims that flights are mostly on-time.

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01/17/2011

When snow blocks flights, what are your rights?

On a morning radio program a listener who was blocked in Paris by snow asked about her rights. The answer was not entirely encouraging: snow in winter is both exceptional and normal!

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01/07/2011

England retained the Ashes!

The England cricket team beat the Australians in Australia to retain the trophy called "The Ashes". Here are some reasons to connect that to aviation.

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12/21/2010

We need better Web information on flights!

In England people go to Heathrow airport because the BA website tells them to do so, yet when they get there they hear a message telling them to go home! The Times even published my letter saying that we need a web site which collects and correlates all available information on flights!

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