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Airlines take proactive approach to weather woes

They ground planes in regions free from storms as it is easier to get them flying again

As with any storm, it will take some time for airlines to be back on schedule, but Mr Mann said that each storm improved the system.

New York

THE blizzard warning was cancelled quickly for New York. The so-called March Madness storm did not quite live up to its name. But for air travellers, in particular, the storm hype resulted in woes, rebookings and a bit of creative thinking.

Many airlines started grounding...

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