Pilots on Food Stamps

Canceled Airline Flights Strand 14,000 Passengers Across the US on Christmas Eve


Los Angeles, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/30/2014 --If anyone was planning to fly this holiday or were expecting visitors who were flying to visit, they should have been prepared for late arrivals or no-shows.

As of 10:30 PM Eastern Time on December 24th, 2014, 383 airline flights were canceled in the United States. Most of these flights were from the American Airlines group, which canceled 289 airline flights. This represents 75% of the flight cancellations in the US. Over 14,000 passengers will not get to grandma's house for Christmas.

COMMERCIAL PILOT/AUTHOR BEN MANDELL is available for sound bites and interviews to discuss this holiday's airline situation.

About Ben Mandell
Ben is the author of "Pilots on Food Stamps: An Inside Look at Why Your Flight Was Cancelled." He will give insight into flight delays, cancellations and overall airline operations on major U-S and regional airlines. Understanding the problem from the source will, perhaps, ease passengers' stress of flying during the holidays.

To book Ben Mandell for your radio station, print or TV news media, contact:

Steve Howard