Flight Cancelations due to Heat becoming common

by Leslie Josephs, CNBC

It’s less than a month into the summer and triple-digit temperatures have already shattered records in many cities across the country, like around Los Angeles area where it hit 114 degrees in Burbank and 120 degrees in Chino on July 6.

That’s as hot as last year’s brutal summer when temperatures hovered around 120 degrees in Phoenix and prompted American Airlines to cancel more than 40 flights at its hub there. The regional jets that feed big airlines’ couldn’t operate with temperatures above 118 degrees. The extreme heat that has come with climate change is prompting airplane manufacturers to test their fleets for increasingly hotter temperatures.

read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/06/flying-the-summer-months-is-a-headache-for-airlines-and-passengers.html

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