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China’s Airports, Airlines Worst in Flight Delays

AviationProsAviation Pros – China’s major airports have the worst flight delays in the world, a report from travel industry monitor FlightStats says.

According to figures from around the world in June, Beijing and Shanghai airports came bottom for on-time flights, the US-based firm said.


Storm delays expand, spread from NYC to Florida

USA TodayUSA Today – Significant flight delays had popped up at many of the East’s busiest airports by Tuesday afternoon, ranging from South Florida to New York as storms moved across the Atlantic seaboard.

Delays averaging 45 to 90 minutes were affecting New York JFK, Philadelphia, Washington Reagan National and Washington Dulles airports as of 6:20 p.m. ET, according to the Federal Aviation Administration’s flight delay map.


Storm threat? Tuesday flight delays minor, but building

USA TodayUSAToday – Flight delays had popped up at some of the East’s busiest airports by Tuesday afternoon, slowing flights at the New York and Philadelphia airports.

Delays averaging 50 to 80 minutes were affecting New York JFK and Newark Liberty airports as of 12:30 p.m. ET


API Crafting Secrets: Into Flightstats APIs

3scale3scale – Interview with David White, FlightStats Chief Customer Officer regarding the development process of Flightstats APIs.

Q. Tell us more about the development process of Flightstats APIs
A. Development is on-going in support of our suite of APIs. We’ve been at this since 2003. We use an agile development process and a unique versioning process.


5 Tips for Rescheduling Flights During Weather Delays – From snow storms in the winter to hurricanes in the summer, bad weather happens. Despite your best efforts, extreme weather will put wrench in your travel plans, but there are a few things you can do to get your travel plans back on track.