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SkyWest maintains two daily flights at Sioux City as it awaits word on charter service request | Local news

DAVE DREESZEN SIOUX CITY — SkyWest Airlines continues to operate two flights per day at Sioux Gateway Airport as the Utah-based carrier awaits federal approval of its request to create a new charter service for smaller airports like Sioux City’s. SkyWest, which flies connecting routes for United Airlines, offers one daily flight each to and …

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Stranded passengers want to be reimbursed by airline for ‘nightmare’ trip back to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Charlotte passengers say they were stranded for days in the Dominican Republic after their American Airlines flight was canceled multiple times. AA782 from Punta Cana was supposed to be back to the Queen City on 4 pm on Aug. 7. Instead, that flight was changed to AA9603 and arrived on Aug. …

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Flying American? Avoid travel misery with these helpful tips

American Airlines recently announced the dropping of more than 1,000 flights out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport for the months of September and October. The cancellations will result in an estimated 6.5% decrease in American Airlines departures for those two months. American Airlines More than 1,000 flights out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport have been …

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Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport compensates passengers for missed flights and apologizes for chaos

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is compensating passengers who missed their flights due to hours-long security queues. The Dutch airport is one of several across Europe, including London’s Heathrow, that has been plunged into chaos by staff shortages and soaring demand. Why is Schiphol offering compensation to passengers? Schiphol Airport is the second largest in the European …

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Sun Country Airlines now booking flights from Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

UAE CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – Travelers in the Chippewa Valley can now begin booking their flights on Sun Country Airlines with service out of the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport. The announcement Thursday by the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport said that flights from the Chippewa Valley to Minneapolis-St. Paul would begin Dec. 1 and to Ft. …

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Unexpected storms diverted 100 American Airlines flights and sparked hundreds of cancellations | Transports

Severe thunderstorms around Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday caused 100 American Airlines flight diversions and led to hundreds of cancellations that extended into Thursday’s schedule. More than 300 American Airlines flights had been canceled by midday Thursday, or 9% of its schedule, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. A total of about 650 US …

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This European airline is using a subsidiary to restart flights to Russia

Wizz Air’s Abu Dhabi subsidiary is resuming daily flights between the UAE and Russia this October in response to “travel demand.” The Hungarian budget airline temporarily suspended all flights to and from Russia at the end of February in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The move, announced by the airline last week, has attracted …

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Changes good, more needed for flight rules | Editorials

On Friday, the flight tracking website FlightAware.com reported more than 1,500 canceled flights and more than 7,600 delays. The disruptions are just a fraction of the more than 88,000 cancellations and 550,000 delays reported by the federal Department of Transportation this year. According to FlightAware, this year has recorded more cancellations than in all of …

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