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Airport Delays

The 4 Airports You Should Avoid At All Costs

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.20.2014 | Travel

Holiday travel: those two words alone are enough to make our toes tingle... and not in a jolly holiday way. While we have zero control over nasty h...

The Barhopper's Layover: Chicago

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

And that's your Chicago layover made better. From a classic Tiki Bar to a throwback 1920s Chicago speakeasy, either of these places are worth the trip during another boring drawn out Chicago layover... or delay.

Weather Delays Cost HOW Much? | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

The super cold storms punishing the Midwest and parts of the East Coast have already cost airlines and their passengers more than $1.4 billion in oper...

America's Best and Worst Airports for Delays (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Weather. Traffic. Traffic due to weather. Shep Hyken has heard all the usual excuses for flight delays, especially when he's in Chicago. "I have mo...

Airport Boredom Be Gone!

Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

The thought of being trapped in an airport with time to kill is one most of us fear. Whether you're faced with hours of layover, or you've arrived...

Congress Still Not Working

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This is the message Congress is sending: Sorry, all you aspiring college students, but we just couldn't manage to squeeze it in, what with our many days off this year. We had to go back home to raise some campaign cash, and you students got lost in the shuffle.

Republican Pooh-Poohs Sequestration Fears

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Senate Republican said Sunday that the Obama administration is exaggerating the impact of looming cuts to federal spending. Th...

How To Navigate Airline Delays This Holiday Season

Bobby Laurie | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

In the airline industry, when a flight is delayed it usually means that something is wrong, somewhere. Generally, you're delayed because the airline cannot get you to your destination safely at the present moment, but is trying to work through the issue.

Airports With Best And Worst On-Time Performance

Posted 08.09.2012 | Travel

In 2011, New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport took the title of America's most delayed airport. It looks like things haven't changed much...

What To Do When Your Flight Gets Canceled

Money Talks News | Jason Steele | Posted 08.03.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: A United Airlines flight from China was recently delayed by three days. According to ABC News, the situation was so tense that vi...

Severe Thunderstorms Mean Delayed Flights

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green

NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms threatened mid-Atlantic states on Monday, forcing airports to delay heavily traveled flights betw...

INFOGRAPHIC: Thanksgiving Travel Guide

Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel

Our friends at the geek-chic airfare search site Hipmunk have distilled the data and assembled a Thanksgiving infographic that presents some very usef...

WATCH: Newark Airport Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: Newark Airport, aka, America's most delayed airport, has gotten the Taiwanese animation treatment. Newark's Liberty International Airport m...

PHOTOS: 10 Airports You'll WANT To Get Delayed In

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Airport layovers have always been the most-dreaded part of airline travel. But recent years have seen a slew of airport-management firms transform the...

As Northeast Deals With Record Snowfall, More Expected This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

As if Wednesday's snow storm that walloped the East Coast with up to 19 inches landing in New York wasn't enough, more snow is predicted for the weeke...

The Most Unlucky Traveler Ever? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

(CNN) -- Antonio Christopher, who has slept overnight at four airports since setting out to a wedding in St. Kitts in December, can't seem to beat the...

More Snow. How Much?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

As if the frigid weather wasn't enough, another storm is bringing rain and snow across the east coast from Tennessee to New England on Wednesday, acco...

WATCH: What Airports Are Doing To Accomodate Stranded Travelers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

2011 is shaping up to be the year weather kicks travelers in the butt. Since the start of the year, there have been thousands of flight delays and can...

Frustation & Anger Overwhelm New York-Area Passengers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It's been three days since the blizzard hit New York City and, as Huffington Post Travel has reported, thousands of passengers are still delayed with ...

Holidays for Thousands of Travelers Derailed by the Blizzard and the Airlines

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

I can understand the logistical nightmare this monster storm presented by hitting at a peak travel period, but what I can't understand is why airlines weren't prepared.

Snow Storm 2010: Belgian Woman Stranded On Way To New York & Back (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The snow storm that battered the east coast earlier in the week has left thousands stranded at airports around the country. Now comes footage of Kat...

PHOTOS: 7 Near-Airport Attractions To Visit When Delayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Airport delays, especially around the holidays, are an all-too-common occurrence. Instead of waiting around the airport, head to a nearby attraction t...

Guide On Flyer's Rights Re-Released

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On Tuesday, the Department of Transportation released its updated handbook on airline consumer travel rights, "Fly Rights: A Consumer Guide To Air Tra...

FAA Flight Delays: O'Hare, Midway Flights Back On Track After Computer Glitch Caused Delays

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The FAA computer glitch has been resolved, though problems continue to ripple across the country from the nearly five hour computer outage. Ge...

Snow And Weather Cancels 250 Flights At O'Hare

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Airlines have canceled more than 250 flights at O'Hare International Airport today because of the snowstorm moving through the Chicago area, city avia...