Today's Air Traffic Report:
A combination of high traffic volume and wind may slow some flights in Newark (EWR). Light snow is forecast for Chicago (MDW, ORD) and Detroit (DTW), with the precipitation turning to rain as temperatures warm in Chicago. Morning fog is expected in Seattle (SEA).
Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from the Aviation Weather Center.
The FAA Air Traffic Report provides a reasonable expectation of any daily impactsto normal air traffic operations, i.e. arrival/departure delays, ground stoppages, airport closures. This information is for air traffic operations planning purposes and is reliable as weather forecasts and other factors beyond our ability to control.
Always check with your air carrier for flight-specific delay information.
Currently available to British Airways Executive Club members, the sale is expected to run from the 10 – 17 of December, 2017
Gulf carrier partners with VFS Global to simplify process of applying for visa to visit country
The announcement follows a year of successes for the airline, which includes the signing of a partnership with UBER during the Uber Elevate Summit.
Adding Eritrea to its network, Asmara will serve as the first Eritrean destination for Air Arabia
The carrier announced a further firm order for one current generation E195 jet that is set to be delivered in 2018
The aircraft is the first of two 777 Freighters purchased by Turkish Airlines
Each holiday season for the past several years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has received reports from pilots who said they were distracted or temporarily blinded by residential laser-light displays.
The FAA's concerns about lasers regardless of the source is that they not be aimed at aircraft in a way that can threaten the safety of a flight by distracting or blinding the pilots. People may not realize that systems they set up to spread holiday cheer can also pose a potential hazard to pilots flying overhead.
So if youre going to install a holiday laser-light system, please make sure the lights are hitting your house and not shining up into the sky. It may not look like the lights go much farther than your house, but the extremely concentrated beams of laser lights actually reach much further than most people think.
If the FAA becomes aware of a situation where a laser-light display affects pilots, we start by asking the owner to adjust them or turn them off. However, if someone's laser-light display repeatedly affects pilots despite previous warnings, that person could face an FAA civil penalty.
The Dubai-based carrier has opened flights to Italy and Poland for the first time.
Hosted at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel, this year’s event was attended by more than 200 industry participants from 15 Arab countries
The platform is set to be introduced to the airline’s upcoming 12 Airbus A320Neo and 17 A321Neo aircraft
Al Joker joined Dubai Airports in 2008 as vice president of Terminal Operations