Easter Holiday Travel: Top 10 Most Disrupted Airport Routes

Easter Holiday Travel: Top 10 Most Disrupted Airport Routes

… and what you can do about it Easter holiday travel disruptions.

Are you gearing up for some Easter weekend travel? If you are or if you know someone who is, giving history a second glance can teach us a lot about what might be on the horizon this year. What’s more, understanding the data can help you avoid some major travel trouble.

Flight Disruption Stats for Easter Weekend

Here’s what we know after crunching last year’s numbers:

• More than 11,300 flights were disrupted at U.S. airports during Easter weekend in 2017.

• Passengers who traveled to the EU between Good Friday and Easter Monday last year may be entitled to claim approximately $5,300,000 in compensation for flight disruptions.

Which Airport Routes Experience the Most Disruptions?

In 2017, the majority of Easter weekend flight disruptions occurred the day before and the day after the holiday weekend.

The top 10 most disrupted routes during the 2017 holiday weekend included:

  1. Los Angeles Int’l Airport (LAX) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
  2. New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Toronto Pearson Int’l Airport (YYZ)
  3. San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles Int’l Airport (LAX)
  4. Seattle-Tacoma Int’l Airport (SEA) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
  5. Newark Liberty Int’l Airport (EWR) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
  6. Denver Int’l Airport (DEN) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
  7. Chicago O’Hare Int’l Airport (ORD) to Toronto Pearson Int’l Airport (YYZ)
  8. Phoenix Sky Harbor Int’l Airport (PHX) to Los Angeles Int’l Airport (LAX)
  9. Las Vegas McCarran Int’l Airport (LAS) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
  10. New York John F. Kennedy Int’l Airport (JFK) to San Francisco Int’l Airport (SFO)
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