Buluttan Weather Intelligence Approaches to Weather Related Problems in Aviation Industry

Explore how Buluttan Weather Intelligence approaches to weather related problems in aviation industry with its high end solutions.

How Does Weather Affect the Aviation Industry?

The occurrence of severe weather events like snowstorms and lightning has a profound effect on the aviation sector. These events cause flight cancellations and delays, significantly impacting the U.S. aviation system.

Research indicates that the airline industry suffers a loss of $13,000 for each flight that is cancelled due to uncontrollable weather conditions. Despite this, many airlines continue to depend on conventional forecasting methods before making operational choices.

Nevertheless, there is positive news. By utilizing Weather Intelligence, aviation sector can enhance their preparedness and effectively manage the unexpected weather conditions.

3 Main Problems in the Aviation Sector Due to Weather

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Weather-Related Delays, Diversions, and Cancellations

According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 20.8% of flights in 2023 have been delayed or cancelled due to weather conditions. Many airlines waste time trying to interpret forecasts. Current standard forecasts, even those presented through user-friendly dashboards or apps.

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Safety Hazards During Severe Weather

Snowfall and wind gust can pose significant hazards to aircraft on the ground, as well as during takeoff and landing. Unexpected heavy snowfall can lead to airport closures, while undetected snow accumulation can cause safety issues during flight operations. To mitigate these risks, it is crucial to have accurate and timely weather information.

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Negative Customer Experience Due to Weather Uncertainties

When the weather’s bad, air line customers and airlines pay. The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that nearly 70% of all delayed or canceled flights are due to weather. Studies also show that, on average, canceled flights cost an average of $5,770  per flight, depending on the airline.

For the customer, the ramifications extend beyond mere inconvenience. In fact, it can lead to a profound shift in their perception and trust in a brand. A canceled flight, for instance, might mean missing out on a crucial meeting or event, making the negative experience feel personal.

With 82% of customers leaving a brand they trust after just one bad experience, it’s more important than ever to work to keep customers happy.

Buluttan Approach to the Aviation Industry

Prevent potential problems in the aviation sector with the high-precision and high-resolution hyper-local weather forecasts provided by Buluttan Weather Intelligence. Easily access essential meteorological parameters for the aviation sector using Buluttan API by specifying the desired location and time step.

View crucial parameters such as visibility and wind shear, which are important for takeoff and landing at airports, with clarity up to 100m resolution. Anticipate the risk situation around the airport where the aircraft will take off and land with high accuracy for up to 48 hours using the risk parameters provided by Buluttan SkyWatch at the neighborhood level and in the 1-5 range.

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