Atlantic Sun Airways :: News
2004-09-15
Flight Restrictions due to Hurricane Ivan *lifted*

Hurricane Ivan is forcast to hit the Southern US Gulf Coast in the vicinity of Mobile, Alabama within the next 12 hours. Winds are forcast to be 135 MPH. The forcast winds for Mobile are expected to be 45 knots gusting to 60 knots after 2300Z (1900 East Coast Time) and increasing throughout the night and are not expected to decrease until Thursday afternoon.

As a result, the following airports will be closed to all incoming and outgoing Atlantic Sun flights beginning at 2300Z Wednesday:

Pensacola, FL (KPNS)
Mobile, AL (KMOB)
New Orleans, LA (KMSY)
Baton Rouge, LA (KBTR)

An update will be provided when flight restrictions are lifted.
*All flight restrictions have been lifted as of 1430Z on September 18, 2004*


With 18 years of operations, Atlantic Sun Airways is at the vanguard of the virtual aviation hobby. Utilizing the latest in technologies such as a PHP-based website, automation system, and downloadable timetable software, Atlantic Sun Airways is committed to providing pilots with the most fun, realistic and unique flight simming experience possible while maintaining an organized, professional environment. Atlantic Sun Airways utilizes a fleet of different, state-of-the art aircraft and flies a route network of over 3000 flights, while maintaining a constant roster of at least 300 active pilots - making Atlantic Sun Airways one of the most recognized and popular VAs on the net.

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