How to Avoid Bad Weather Delays

This article discusses how the aviation industry can use improved meteorological information to make better business and operational decisions while reducing avoidable weather-related delays. New services are becoming available that use sophisticated weather forecasting capabilities to provide value-added information for business decision making. These services include an airport runway icing prediction and warning service, an aircraft deicing forecast service, an advanced weather consultancy service, and Web-based weather briefing tools for airports, airlines and air traffic control users. The article provides a detailed description of the aircraft deicing forecast service, which combines weather forecasts with information on the characteristics of deicing fluids to warn airlines and airports in advance when deicing is likely to be required.

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  • Accession Number: 01010495
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 26 2005 10:25PM