U.S airlines cancel 2,500 flights over Memorial holiday weekend

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May 30. U.S. airlines, which are still rebuilding flight crews after the COVID-19 pandemic travel slowdown, canceled more than2,500 flights over the four-day Memorial Day holiday that marks the traditional start of the busy summer travel season.

Airlines worldwide canceled more than 1,500 flights on Monday, according to FlightAware, after cancelling 1,642 on Sunday. On Monday, there were about 400 U.S. flights canceled and 2,400 delayed, the flight tracking website said.

Thunderstorms in Florida, New York and the mid-Atlantic were a factor in this weekend’s flight delays and cancellations, airlines said.

Airlines have attributed recent flight cancellations to weather, air traffic control, COVID-19 cases among employees and other staffing issues.

Source: Reuters

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126040cookie-checkU.S airlines cancel 2,500 flights over Memorial holiday weekend