Friday, November 20, 2009
Typical Friday Airline Rush Hours. Morning and Evening
Ever wonder how things can get so messed up so fast when there's a glitch in air-traffic control or a bad-weather problem east of the Mississippi?
Top picture, from Flightexplorer.com, is a snap-image of routine, typical Friday air traffic in the U.S. at just before 6 p.m. today Eastern time. (Click to enlarge on both pictures).
Bottom: How the system looked as the East Coast rush-hour was underway at 7:48 a.m. this morning.
Warning: FlightExplorer.com is addictive. You could waste hours fiddling around with it.