Flight Delays Archive

Flight delayed due to amorous lizards

First off, we can’t have a story like this without setting some music, so let’s put The Beatles on. There we go, now we’ve got the mood set. A flight in Saudi Arabia was delayed earlier this week after an alert passenger noticed that there were lizards mating on the runway. The pilot was notified, […]

Scorpion stings woman on Alaska Airlines flight

I’ve been on flights before where rogue flies boarded along with us, and I wondered just what those flies would think when they arrived halfway across the country in a completely different climate. At least those flies were harmless in comparison to the stowaway on an Alaska Airlines flight this weekend. The flight from Los Angeles […]

USAirways flight delayed due to crabs

On Thursday, a USAirways flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte was delayed for 25 minutes due to an issue in the cargo hold. It seems that some live crabs had escaped from their container and were wandering around. According to the Charlotte Observer: The plane, scheduled to leave at 7 p.m., was still […]