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.