You nervously watch the departure screen as boarding time approaches, hoping those two not-so-magical words — “Delayed” or “Canceled” — don’t flash on the display.
Once your carry-on is stored and seat belt buckled, there is still a hint of angst — especially if you’re headed for San Francisco International — until the plane rolls down the runway.
That angst has diminished in the past two years, with cancellations cut about in half from 10-year averages. Medford saw 57 flights canceled in 2017 after recording 46 in 2016, both marks well below the 10-year average of 107 cancellations.
Read the whole story at the Medford Mail Tribune.