Airline Travel Chaos Continues, Another 4,324 Flight Cancellations Today So Far

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on January 1, 2022 | sundance | 155 Comments

ABC was warning yesterday that airline travel was likely to continue with major disruptions as the industry claims Omicron impacting their operational capacity.

(VIA ABC) […] Federal Aviation Administration is warning of staffing issues of its own, such as sick air traffic controllers. In addition, the FAA warned on Thursday that weather, holiday traffic and COVID-19 “are likely to result in some travel delays in the coming days.”

“Like the rest of the U.S. population, an increased number of FAA employees have tested positive for COVID-19,” the FAA said in a statement. “To maintain safety, traffic volume at some facilities could be reduced, which might result in delays during busy periods.” (read more)

There are currently 4,324 flight cancellations today via FlightAware.

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