Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Jan. 27, 2016
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Ryanair Forced To Cancel 200 Flights Because Of French Strike
Bristol Airport Most Expensive For Ground Transport
JetBlue To Offer Cross Country Flights to San Diego This Summer
Cancun Passengers Avoid Immigration And Customs
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Newark had it worse than other airports when it came to cancelations from winter storm Jonas. More than 400 flights were canceled yesterday as the airport had to deal with snow removal and a schedule backup. It is unclear why it is taking Newark so long to get back on track. JFK and LaGuardia have more or less recovered from the storm.
Both American Airlines and United are offering expanded summertime service to Aspen, Colorado, a destination that is normally known for its winter attractions. Both airlines have said that they now recognize the growing popularity of these destinations during the summer.
An appeals court in New York has rejected the claims by animal rights groups who have said that the practice of killing migratory birds near New York City airports is excessive and unnecessary. A permit to shoot the birds was issued to the Port Authority of New York, which says the practice is necessary to protect against bird strikes.
Emirates airlines is looking for pilots who want a change of scenery. The Dubai-based carrier has issued an open invitation to Malaysia Airlines pilots who would like to apply for a cockpit job.
A judge has ordered striking LATAM workers in Argentina to return to work and the negotiating table after a work stoppage caused a four-hour delay at Buenos Aires main airport.
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