|Quoting 777-500ER (Thread starter):|
it explained how the airline would rather fly a few extra miles over the US rather than fly a shorter route over Canada and then end up paying more for territorial overflying fees.
|Quoting PanAm747 (Reply 9):|
|Quoting Gigneil (Reply 11):|
You put 100% faith in it, because its true.
They don't avoid the country altogether, obviously. They minimize time in Canada, and clearly the software balances the cost of fuel, weather, and overflight fees to get the best balance.
|Quoting SJCRRPAX (Reply 12):|
Does anyone know how much longer this might take?
|Quoting Planecrazy2 (Reply 4):|
Are other airlines flying US-EU avoiding Canada to save costs or is this UA specific?
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