Careful planning helps American operations endure storm

03/24/2008 | Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas)

American Airlines was able to endure one of its worst travel days in years by departing from the usual policy of "operational optimism" and instead being decidedly pessimistic. Under the optimistic approach, the airline would have hoped for a break in the weather and pushed operations to their limit, but it instead canceled nearly all of its flights in and out of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and focused on 133 flights that had been diverted to other cities.

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