Delta’s passenger plane is depicted outside New York’s LaGuardia Airport on June 1, 2022, outside the newly completed 1.3 million square feet of $ 4 billion Delta Air Lines Terminal C.
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Thousands of flights were canceled and delayed on the weekends of June 16th and Father’s Day holidays, including Friday’s busiest air travel day of the year. According to TSA..
More than 2.4 million people passed the TSA checkpoint on Friday, officials said.On the same day, the airline Cancel more than 1,100 flights by early afternoonAccording to the Associated Press, after more than 1,700 cancellations on Thursday.
On Saturday, more than 6,300 flights to and from the United States were delayed and 859 were canceled. According to the flight tracking platform FlightAware..
As of Sunday morning, more than 1,000 flights to and from the United States were delayed and more than 700 were canceled. According to FlightAware.. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, and Chicago O’Hare International Airport experienced the most delays and cancellations on Sunday.
Approximately 2,700 flights were canceled on the Memorial Day weekend.
Faced with labor shortage, Many airlines have already canceled thousands of summer flights, especially due to a shortage of pilots. To this end, Southwest Airlines has reduced nearly 20,000 summer flights. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News..
Delta will cancel 100 daily departures from US and Latin American destinations, affecting travel from July 1st to August 7th.Airlines Issue an open letter To customers on Thursday Admit Both labor shortages and customer dissatisfaction due to flight cancellations and delays.
The June 16 weekend travel turmoil followed a meeting with Secretary of Transportation Pete Butigeg on late Thursday with the CEO of the airline. How to improve operations..
and Saturday interview With the Associated Press, Butigeg will be able to cancel his flight from Washington to New York on Friday and start driving instead, allowing airline leaders to carry out their upcoming summer flight with staff. He said he was urging him to do so.
Butigeg added that the Ministry of Transport could take enforcement measures against airlines, but how airlines will move during the weekend of July 4 and the rest of the summer season. I warned that I wanted to wait.