Flight Cancellations Increase as Omicron’s Breakdown on Christmas Day.

US airlines canceled nearly 1,000 flights as the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus caused crew members to become ill. The cancellations affected more than 10 percent of flights scheduled by Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and JetBlue. According to FlightAware, which provides aviation data, American Airlines canceled less than 5 percent …

How Southwest’s Flight Cancellations Impacted the Boston Marathon

There’s not much the pandemic has delayed – Sunday’s trip to Boston was no exception. But some runners feared they wouldn’t be able to make it. Daniel Galvez had a flight from Chicago to Boston late Saturday afternoon, but the flight faced several delays before it was finally cancelled. The reason was because the crew …

Southwest Airlines’ weekend was rife with cancellations and delays.

flying passengers Southwest Airlines Hundreds of flights were canceled and frustrating delays over the weekend, with the airline canceling nearly a quarter of all its flights on Saturday and Sunday. According to FlightAware, a tracking service, the airline canceled more than 800 flights on Saturday, or 24 percent of all scheduled flights. By noon on …

Widespread Southwest Airlines Cancellations Disrupt Weekend Travel

“We can safely say that our pilots do not engage in any business action, formal or informal,” the union of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association said in a statement. Updated Oct 8, 2021 at 5:39 PM ET The union added that its members will “continue to overcome” management’s “poor planning” and other external challenges, adding …