Category: Canceled flights

Airline Chaos Could Persist Until 2024, Despite Efforts to Cure Woes

After a record-breaking summer of angst, aggravation, and anger at America’s airports, little relief may be in sight. The problem came into sharper focus during the past few weeks with airline complaints in May and June soaring 270 percent above pre-pandemic levels. While airlines and federal officials recently announced improved customer service and information-sharing practices…


China, Japan Ground Ferries, Flights as Typhoon Approaches

BEIJING—Cities in eastern China suspended ferry services and classes and flights were canceled in Japan on Sunday as Typhoon Hinnamnor, the strongest global storm this year, blew its way past Taiwan and the Koreas with fierce winds and heavy rains. Shanghai grounded ferry services. The eastern business hub of Wenzhou ordered all classes suspended on…


Travel Chaos: Who Is to Blame for Thousands of Canceled Flights?

Airlines canceled thousands of flights this week, blaming staffing shortages, as Americans return to traveling in droves this summer. But airlines and the federal government are at odds over which staffing shortages are the fundamental cause. More than 1,400 flights were canceled in the United States yesterday, and more than 5,800 were significantly delayed. Airlines…


Canceled Flights Rise Across US as Summer Travel Heats Up

U.S. airlines canceled high numbers of flights as they tried to recover from storms while accommodating growing crowds of summer vacationers. By early afternoon on Saturday in the United States, airlines have scrubbed more than 700 flights after canceling more than 1,400 on Friday, according to tracking service FlightAware. Airports with the most cancellations included…


Canceled Flights Mar First Weekend of Summer for Travelers

The unofficial start of summer over the Memorial Day weekend offers a troubling glimpse of what lies ahead for travelers during the peak vacation season. U.S. airlines canceled more than 2,800 flights from Thursday through Monday, or about 2 percent of their schedules, according to tracking service FlightAware. Delta Air Lines, usually among the top…


Airlines Cancel Over 2,700 US Flights as Winter Storm Hits US East Coast

Airlines canceled over 2,700 U.S. flights on Sunday as a winter storm combining high winds and ice was poised to hit the U.S. East Coast over the holiday weekend. The flights canceled by 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday included over 2,700 entering, departing from, or within the United States, according to flight tracking website FlightAware.com….


Over 200 Flights Canceled at LAX For Second Straight Day

LOS ANGELES—Another wave of flight cancellations hit Southland airports Jan. 2, with 207 flights canceled at LAX due to COVID-19 and weather issues. The airport experienced 208 cancellations on New Year’s Day. Orange County’s John Wayne Airport reported 10 canceled flights Sunday, with nine at Long Beach Airport and seven at Hollywood/Burbank Airport. The problems…