A recent American Airlines trip from DFW to LA took 12 hours. This journey usually takes 3 hours. Weather caused the delay.
This flight's destination was Tokyo, Japan. American Airlines flight was scheduled for 12hr55min to Tokyo on May 28, 2022.
Bezymianny, a peninsula off Russia's east coast, erupted, causing disturbance.
The interruption caused a 4-hour diversion to the mainland. U.S. planes don't utilise Russian airspace; the incident happened in the Pacific.
Volcanic ash blocked planes from landing at Japan's Narita airport, prompting a U-turn. Other carriers that day completed flights.