Cross Winds

From:         Harold E Gilreath RCP x5125 <gilreath@aplcomm.jhuapl.edu>
Organization: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, MD, USA
Date:         27 Aug 95 14:37:12 
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Several days ago, my USAir flight from Bermuda was cancelled due to
"dangerous cross winds" at the airport caused by Hurricane Felix. Delta
and American also cancelled all of their flights. Interestingly, neither
Kiwi nor Continental flights were cancelled. Granting that the pilots are
not foolhearty, why the difference in operating rules? The airlines that
cancelled flights use 757's and 767's, I believe. Don't know the
equipment used by the other two.

Does anyone have an answer? If so, I'd appreciate hearing it.

Thanx,

Gil