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businessman at the airport

Throughout 2022, Americans have experienced an unacceptable level of flight delays and cancellations. When these disruptions occur, airlines are required to support passengers based on commitments made in their customer service plans, Read the rest of this entry »

Delta Airlines Jet

Higher prices, delays, cancellations and bigger crowds are taking a toll on the satisfaction rating passengers assign their airlines. Load volume is up, and prices are up, but according to the J.D. Power 2022 North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM, satisfaction is down. Read the rest of this entry »

Southwest Airlines Atlanta

Air travel in the U.S. encountered major disruptions over the weekend with approximately 3,500 flight cancellations. As of Monday, there were 470 canceled flights and 690 delayed flights, according to FlightAware, a flight tracker app and website.

Weather in Florida and the Southeast were some of the reasons for this disruption and airspace congestion added to the cancellations and delays. Airports greatly affected by the flight cancellations include those in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, New York, and Baltimore.

On Southwest, 10% of its scheduled flights were canceled on Sunday. On the same day, flight cancellations for each airline varied with Spirit Airlines having 308, JetBlue having 373, and American Airlines with 271. Meanwhile, Alaska Airlines’ flight cancellations affected around 37,000 customers though the reasons for the cancellations were not elaborated. As a whole, there were 1,659 flight cancellations and around 5,700 delayed flights.

Although flight cancellations were high on the weekend, Monday saw a decrease. A JetBlue spokesperson told the press that these cancellations will help in reorganizing their operation to be back in position for air travel.

Meanwhile, projected cancellations on Tuesday are 23 within, into, or out of the U.S. with 74 delays, according to FlightAware.