ATC issues and disruptive weather have resulted in a high volume of cancellations throughout the weekend while we work to recover our operation. We appreciate your patience as we accommodate affected Customers, and Customer Service wait times are longer than usual. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/o1scQJ5lLb
No FAA air traffic staffing shortages have been reported since Friday. Flight delays & cancellations occurred for a few hours Friday PM due to widespread severe weather, military training, & limited staffing in one area of the Jacksonville en route center. (1/2)
Airline sources: mass “sickout” @FAANews center in Jacksonville - caused ripple effect and 1000+ flight cancellations mostly effecting @SouthwestAir - report “sickout” protesting #VaccineMandate
Is there a media blackout on last night’s air traffic controller walkout in Jacksonville, FL? Hundreds of flights canceled. Walkout due to vax mandate From a trusted source: pic.twitter.com/kCseQMZlal
Why did Southwest cancel 2000 flights?
Southwest canceled nearly 2,000 flights over the weekend, citing air traffic control (ATC) issues and weather conditions as the reasons for the cancellations. ... The agency added in a tweet that "no FAA air traffic staffing shortages have been reported since Friday." The HillSouthwest cancels nearly 2,000 flights in two days, disrupting weekend travel | TheHill
Where is Southwest Airlines based?
Dallas, Texas, U.S. Southwest Airlines Co., typically referred to as Southwest, is one of the major airlines of the United States and the world's largest low-cost carrier. It is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has scheduled service to 121 destinations in the United States and ten additional countries. wikipedia.orgSouthwest Airlines - Wikipedia
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