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Update: Airline Flight Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Feb 4 – Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak. Here is the latest on their plans (in alphabetical order): AIR CANADA Air Canada said on Jan. 28 it was canceling select flights …

American Airlines Seeking Money from Unions for Flight Cancellations

Dallas-based American Airlines wants two labor unions to pay damages and the company’s attorney fees, saying they ignored a judge’s order to quickly end a work slowdown by mechanics. American hasn’t put a dollar figure on its request but says …

Massachusetts Storms Bring Floods, Lightning Strikes, Flight Cancellations

Thunderstorms have caused flights to be delayed and knocked out power in some parts of Massachusetts. A flood warning was issued by the National Weather Service for the areas of Springfield, Clinton, Boston and Northborough July 18, and a flash …

Typhoon Melor Hits Philippines with Fierce Winds and Flooding: AIR

A report from catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, describes Super Typhoon Melor, known locally as Nona, as having struck the Philippines on Monday, December 14, 2015, at around 3:00 UTC (11:00 a.m. local time) near Batag, Laoang, in the eastern …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Travel Insurance Business

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has launched the first product in its new travel-insurance line designed for travelers, travel agencies, tour operators and travel suppliers called AirCare. AirCare is a fixed-benefit flight protection coverage available …

Europe Battered by Winter Storm Christian: AIR Worldwide Analysis

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide reported that “winter storm ‘Christian’ (known as ‘St. Jude in the United Kingdom) battered the western shores of southern Great Britain early on Monday, October 28, 2013, as one of the strongest extra tropical cyclones …

Typhoon WiphaThreatens Japan; Precautions at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant. Typhoon Wipha is moving across the Pacific straight towards the capital, Tokyo, and is expected to …

Taiwan Braces for Direct Hit as Typhoon Soulik Approaches

Taiwan is bracing for a direct hit by Typhoon Soulik early tomorrow, prompting precautionary evacuations due to the risk of landslides, and airlines predicting high winds that would disrupt flights. Soulik may make landfall in northeastern Yilan or eastern Hualien …