Alberta basketball teams’ flights canceled just hours before east coast trip – Calgary

Alberta basketball teams’ flights canceled just hours before east coast trip – Calgary

Two Alberta basketball teams bound for the east coast to play in a national tournament in Quebec, suddenly had their WestJet flights canceled just hours before takeoff. Both the women’s U15 and U17 teams were booked on Toronto-bound flights from the Calgary International Airport at 7 am on Sunday, then heading to Sherbrooke, QC. However, … Read more

Air Canada, WestJet flights more often delayed than other North American airlines, new data shows

Air Canada, WestJet flights more often delayed than other North American airlines, new data shows

Travelers wait in line for Air Canada at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto on July 2.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail Canada’s two biggest airlines have the poorest on-time performance of the 10 big North American carriers, underlining that Canadian travelers are bearing the worst of the airport chaos and delays that have marred the … Read more

Ingenuity Was Supposed to Have Only 5 Flights. Watch Its Glorious 25th Flight on Mars!

Ingenuity Was Supposed to Have Only 5 Flights.  Watch Its Glorious 25th Flight on Mars!

When Mars helicopter Ingenuity was packed off on a one-way trip to the red planet, its engineers had a plan for five flights. That didn’t mean more flights were not on the cards; in fact, it’s normal for NASA’s spacecraft mission parameters to be set conservatively. But late last year, NASA extended the mission indefinitely, … Read more

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Flight cancellations pile up on Memorial Day weekend

Hundreds of flights worldwide were canceled by midday Sunday, adding to the mounting number of scrubbed flights during the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend in the United States. More than 1,260 flights had been canceled as of 2:30 pm EDT Sunday, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. That followed more than 2,300 cancellations on Friday … Read more