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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.


Cancellations top 640 as storms hit East Coast airports

USA TodayUSAToday – It was a messy day for air travelers in the East today as a broad area of storminess affects the region.

The New York and Philadelphia airports — delay-prone even in mild weather events — suffered from long delays for much of Monday.


Finnair arrives and departs first

eTravelBlackboardeTravel Blackboard – New data has shown Finnair to be the most punctual international airline for the past two months.
For the months of April and May 2013, over 90 percent of all Finnair flights arrived or departed within 15 minutes of schedule, according to data provider FlightStats.