Flights can be delayed for lots of reasons. Weather definitely causes its fair share of delays while other times it can be due to crews being late, long lines of planes waiting to take off and more.
Recently, flights at New York’s JFK Airport were delayed due to turtles. Continue reading Flights At JFK Airport Delayed By Turtles
A Frontier Airlines plane had to return to the gate before takeoff due to a pretty crazy reason.
According to Fox News, “a woman began acting erratically, forcing the aircraft to abandon its planned departure“. The situation took place on a Frontier Airlines plane that was set to fly from Denver to Portland, Oregon. Continue reading Woman Tantrums, Strips B4 Takeoff, Frontier Airlines Plane Returns to Gate
FiveThirtyEight, owned by ESPN “is a data journalism organization” founded by statistician Nate Silver. He is also the editor-in-chief.
The site takes a look at a wide range of topics by “applying statistical analysis, data visualization, and data-literate reporting” according to ESPN.
I can’t say that I know a lot about the site’s work but I did receive an interesting e-mail from ESPN PR about FiveThirtyEight’s launch of an Interactive Tool Predicting Flight Delays. Continue reading Interactive Tool Predicts Flight Delays