The heat may have something to say about your upcoming travel plans into and out of Sky Harbor! This morning (6/19) American Airlines said 20 flights have been canceled on Tuesday due to the expected heat.
The heat is impacting regional American Airlines flights, operated by Mesa Airlines and SkyWest Airlines.
According to American Airlines, the maximum operating temperature for each aircraft is based on manufacturer data:
• Airbus: 127 degrees• Boeing: 126 degrees• Bombardier CRJ regional aircraft: 118 degrees
American Eagle has 90 departures and 90 arrivals daily from Phoenix Sky Harbor. During the 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. window in Phoenix, there are 15 departures and 17 arrivals on CRJ aircraft.
American Airlines is waiving fees for customers who want to change their travel plans.To make changes contact American Airlines’ reservations at 1-800-433-7300. Reminder: Before heading to the airport, check your flight’s status on the American Airlines’ app or online.
Cool off with a couple nights at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess on us! Listen to Beth And Friends Mornings this week (6/19-6/23) at 9:09 for your chance to be the 9th caller at 602-260-0999 and win a KEZ Staycation! ~Melissa