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Sample Alerts

To readily identify the level of our ALERTS, we use a stoplight system as follows:

Red
= STOP: Don’t go, or avoid if possible.
Yellow = CAUTION: Be aware of possible problems.
Green = GO. Note comments, but OK to proceed.

Below are brief headlines of actual alerts that occurred within a recent time period. The actual alerts have more details, but for this webpage we are showing a quick snapshot of what we provide in an average day.

Airlines, US: Red Alerts (4). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airline A: discontinued scheduled flights.
    Airline B: ceased operations.

Airlines, US: Yellow Alerts (11). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airline A: flight reductions, ending service at Chicago Midway.
    Airline B: financial difficulties.
    Airline C: troubling taxiing incidents.
    Airline D: questionable future.
    Airline E: punctuality problems.
    Airline F: possible labor action.
    Airline G: number of non-fatal mishaps.
    Airline H: employee morale problems.

Airlines, Foreign: Red Alerts (21). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airline A: struggling financially.
    Airline B: troubling number of mishaps.
    Airline C: one of industry’s worst safety histories.
    Airline D: serious problem with aviation safety oversight.
    Airline E: a deplorable safety history.
    Airline F: grounded over safety lapses.
    Airline G: not permitted to serve USA.
    Airline H: history includes14 fatal accidents.
    Airline I: airline’s safety history is troubling.

Airlines, Foreign: Yellow Alerts (59). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airline A: blacklisted by Switzerland.
    Airline B: possible terrorist target.
    Airline C: cutting international service.
    Airline D: aging fleet and blacklisted by France.
    Airline E: training and maintenance issues.
    Airline F: bad past and questionable future.
    Airline G: now charges for checked bags.
    Airline H: a high threat carrier due to civil unrest.
    Airline I: US State Department says “don’t fly”
    Airline J: a daunting number of hijackings.
    Airline K: deteriorating fleet and weak security.

Airports, US: Yellow Alerts (17). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airport A: radar problems.
    Airport B: three close calls in a week.
    Airport C: terminal demolition.
    Airport D: runway construction causing delays.
    Airport E: bad on-time performance.
    Airport F: very limited service following floods.
    Airport G: repairs to parking garage.

Airports, Foreign: Red Alerts (3). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airport A: weak security arrangements.
    Airport B: bad runway.

Airports, Foreign: Yellow Alerts (8). Samples of actual alerts:

    Airport A: labor disruptions.
    Airport B: closed runway disrupts operations.
    Airport C: delays are very common.
    Airport D: confusing and outdated facilities.

Cities, US & Foreign: Yellow Alerts (7). Samples of actual alerts:

    City A: loses many airline flights.
    City B: gradually re-opening after hurricane damage.
    City C: civil unrest.
    City D: major crime wave.
    City E: traffic congestion and delays in subway system.

Countries: Red Alerts (29). Samples of actual alerts:

    Country A: security threat remains critical.
    Country B: plagued by civil war since 1993.
    Country C: substantial organized crime.
    Country D: danger of civil disorder.
    Country E: very volatile security situation.
    Country F: terrorist threat remains high.
    Country G: strong risk of harassment or kidnapping.
    Country H: internal travel remains very dangerous.
    Country I: political and social tensions remain high.
    Country J: threat to all US citizens remains high.
    Country K: political and economic turmoil.
    Country L: lack of law and order poses risks.

Countries: Yellow Alerts (24). Samples of actual alerts:

    Country A: anti-American activities.
    Country B: active presence of extremist groups.
    Country C: increase in highway banditry.
    Country D: heightened border tensions.
    Country E: remains on Sponsor of Terrorism List.
    Country F: violent highway criminal activity.
    Country G: violence in tourist areas.
    Country H: bridge closing impacts travel to-and-from capital.

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