Hobby Airport update: All flights resume after water issues caused cancellations, other issues
HOUSTON – An airport official says all flights to Hobby Airport will resume after water issues forced officials to cancel or divert all flights Wednesday afternoon. Foti Kallergis, director of Communications & Public Relations for Houston Airports, said workers were trying to restore water to a limited capacity to the airport. “Our team is manually providing non-consumable water to airport restrooms from mobile water storage tanks,” Kallergis said in a statement. “We are working to restore water — in a limited capacity— to the entire airport.”Thursday morning, officials for Hobby Airport shared a tweet that said water had been successfully restored. Our crews worked all through the night to successfully restored water —in a limited capacity —to Hobby Airport,” the tweet said.
LIST: These are all the air carriers that have resumed international flights out of Houston airports
HOUSTON – More than a dozen air carriers have restarted service of international flights from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport, according to a release from Houston Airports. “The latest air carrier service restorations from Air France, Qatar Airways, and United Airlines on Sept. 2 mark Houston’s significant rebound in connectivity to European, Middle Eastern and Latin American destinations,” officials wrote in a press release. “Nearly two-thirds of the airlines providing international service at George Bush Intercontinental airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby airport (HOU) have now been restored following a sharp decline of air service due to the COVID-19 pandemic.”The following carriers have restarted their international services to and from Houston:“We are an international city with an economy that thrives on global connectivity,” Mayor Sylvester Turner said in the release. “These significant steps in restoring air service will help Houston begin to recover from the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. I can assure you that this meaningful and significant restoration of international air-service is being matched with a strong emphasis on safety.”These are the destinations Houstonians can fly to due to the resumption of service: