Top Posts by 'Skift News'

May 27, 2018 · Skift News

London Stansted Airport Subject to Flight Disruptions After UK Lightning Strikes

An aircraft refueling facility at London Stagnated Airport was damaged by lightning May 27, 2018, leading to flight disruptions. Skift Take: The flight disruptions at London Stansted will have a spillover effect at other airports during a UK bank holiday. Mother Nature obviously got her calendar wrong for this. — Dennis SchaalRead the Complete Story On Skift
April 28, 2018 · Skift News

U.S. Cargo Carriers Suffer as Russia Closes its Airspace to Some Flights

Many United Airlines widebody jets, like the Boeing 777-200ER pictured here, fly over Russia on long-haul flights to Asia. Aero Icarus / FlickrSkift Take: There's good news for travelers here. Russia is letting U.S. passenger airlines continue flying their preferred routes over the country, and that seems likely to change. It means airlines won't have to re-route jets, adding extra...