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Delayed Flight Departures by Mind Map: Delayed Flight Departures
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Delayed Flight Departures


Aircraft arrive late to gate

gate occupied, previous flight still there, mechanical problems, arrived late

Mechanical failures

plane problems

gate ramp problems

baggage loading equip problems

gate checkin system down

got a virus, running Windows 98, legacy system, no budget for upgrades


Passenger processing delays at gate

Passengers arrive late at gate, parking issues, curbside check-in issues, delays in checking baggage, self-serve baggage not working, confusing instructions, checked bag fees confusing, delays in security, TSA understaffed

Not enough gate staff, Labor forecast doesn't anticipate significant late arrivals

Other late personnel

cabin crew late, delayed on incoming flight

no gate agent, handling multiple gates, understaffed, swine flu outbreak

cleaning crew


Late baggage

delayed leaving sorting facility, tugs not available, drivers not available, conveyor broken, problems with sorting

Unavailable items



New node

couldn't de-ice planes

out of fluid, worst snow storm in a century


Acceptance of late passengers

liberal policy, max customer satisfaction??

connecting flights delayed, charter group or sports team

late gate changes, gate not available, gate scheduling flawed

boarding process delayed

run out of overhead bin room, more people bringing carryons, carry on policy to liberal, no one checks size before boarding, high fees for checked baggage

boarding starts late, attempting to fill all standby, desire for full flights, max rev/mile, process overbooked passengers, overbooked, desire for full flights, max rev/mile, reservation errors, system problem, training problem, code share problem

Other Beyond Management Control

weather delays

security issues

airport mechanical problems

control tower navigation

electrical problems on runways

people movers not "moving"