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Southwest Flight Cancellations Continue

Southwest Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights Friday through Sunday, and the disruption continued into Monday with about 337 flights canceled so far today. “The company blamed the cancellations on air traffic control problems and limited staffing in Florida as well as bad weather,” per CNN. The company says getting operations back to normal was more difficult and prolonged because of schedule and staffing reductions made during the pandemic. In a statement, the Federal Aviation Administration said there have been no air-traffic-related cancellations since Friday. The agency said that airlines are experiencing delays because of aircraft and crews being out of place.

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