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Why cold winter weather cancels roughly 60,000 flights a year in the US

  • Each year, cold winter weather leads to 60,000 flight cancellations in the United States, costing airlines and airports an estimated $3 billion.
  • But freezing cold temperatures aren’t a problem for planes, which excel in cold, dense air.
  • The real problems happen before planes even leave the ground — clearing snow and ice off of runways and planes can create major delays.

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Each year, about 60,000 flights get canceled because of bad winter weather, which costs airlines and airports an estimated $3 billion. But it’s not the freezing cold temperatures that cause read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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