July 12. This summer has been a rocky one for air travel, with a high number of flight delays and cancelations.
The Federal Aviation Administration warned travelers to expect delays due to an ongoing staffing shortage of air traffic controllers. Weather events and airline technical issues have caused further flight delays and cancelations so far this summer.
Certain airports and airlines have had more delays and cancelations than others.
According to data from Forbes, these are the U.S. airlines that have had the most flight cancelations recently, based on statistics from the first week of July.
The busy Fourth of July travel week saw numerous delays and cancelations, with these airlines being the worst offenders:
- United Airlines
- Republic Airways
- SkyWest Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- Endeavor Air
Source: Travel off Path