US air carriers: The film "The Day After Tomorrow" came to life.


US air carriers: The film "The Day After Tomorrow" came to life.

US air carriers: The film "The Day After Tomorrow" came to life.



09.01.2014/1/6 The loss from unprecedented frosts that covered a significant territory of the United States of America from January 1,4 to January XNUMX, are calculated by local experts. The company Mas Flight considered that the cold weather "hit" the American carriers, taking away $ XNUMX billion from them.

The evaluation was conducted on the basis of data nineteen thousand canceled and seventy six thousand delayed flights from 1 to 6 January. At a time when the weather in Europe is warm, and even in Finland, the homeland of the traditional "Christmas", the temperature on New Year's was kept around plus four degrees, the North American continent was setting "minus" temperature records. The lowest temperature - minus thirty-seven degrees Celsius - was recorded for the new year in the state of Minnesota in the city of Embarras.


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The greatest damage - Almost one billion dollars - will eventually on passengers... The frosts detained about eight million people who had to spend money on food and hotels, and in addition, they were late for work. Also, the total damage account includes the costs of aviation companies for additional work of services on the ground. Moreover, not all of them were fully equipped with the proper amount of anti-icing fluid for ground handling of aircraft.


Santas have brought US airlines

1.4 billion dollars loss.


It is worth noting that the damage of insurance companies is not included in this amount, most likely it will also amount to a fairly round amount, since passengers are often insured against flight delays or cancellation of departure. Taking into account the fact that an insured event is normally considered a flight delay of more than three hours or a missed connecting flight or a complete flight cancellation. The insurance company will fully compensate for the costs of soft drinks, meals, and hotel accommodation.

In turn, the airline companies are also often insured against forced downtime of the aircraft as a result of an insured event.


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Not to recall the plot of the film "Day after tomorrow", Filmed in 2004 by Roland Emmerheom. According to the plot of the film, the earth is moving confidently towards a global environmental catastrophe: all living things in one part of the world are dying from drought, in another - the raging water element wipes the city off the face of the earth.

The proximity of the catastrophe forces the famous climatologist, who is trying to find a way to stop global warming, head to New York in search of his missing son, in which a new ice age has established ...



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