SFO Dodges #Flypocolypse As Computer Glitch Causes Hundreds Of Flight Delays, Cancellations In Northeast
Air traffic was snarled and passengers’ tempers frayed on Saturday as many flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast were delayed or cancelled.
According to FlightAware.com, some 319 flights had been delayed, and another 102 cancelled.
Officials at SFO said passengers can also expect possible delays of between 30 and 60 minutes.
Rainy weather caused more than 100 flight cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Friday morning, as well as flight delays of more than an hour, an airport duty manager said.
Winter weather on the East Coast was causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports Tuesday.
About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.
Forty-two flights coming into or heading out of San Francisco International Airport have been canceled Wednesday, as air traffic is operating on only three of the airport’s four runways while the investigation into Saturday’s deadly plane crash on Runway 28L continues.
Stormy weather Friday morning is affecting travel plans in and out of the Bay Area, according to airport officials.
Strong winds and rain were affecting numerous flights at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday morning, a duty manager said.
Golden Gate Transit ferry service was halted Saturday after ferry workers went on strike but will resume Sunday in time for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebrations.