More than 1,700 flights were canceled in NY and US this Thursday
More than a third of all flights departing from New York’s LaGuardia Airport and more than a quarter of flights to Newark Airport were canceled on Thursday.
A large percentage of flight cancellations cited by special flight portal Fligthaware were due to the possibility of storms at the end of the day.
The Airlines Americans canceled a number of flights on Friday for the second day in a row as they tried to recover from the recent storms and welcome the growing crowd. Passengers Summer.
Early in the morning in the eastern part of the United States, Airlines More than 1,000 flights have been canceled after 1,700 flights were canceled on Thursday, according to FlightAware tracking service.
Charlotte’s airports in North Carolina, the main hub of American Airlines, were heavily canceled; Locardia and Newark Liberty in the New York area and Reagan Washington National in the suburbs of the US capital.
On Thursday, Transport Secretary Pete Boutique held a virtual meeting with CEOs Airlines On July 4th Holidays and Late Summers Review the steps companies are taking to improve the service. Passengers Those who were stranded when their flights were canceled.
Memorial Day is a holiday weekend, which usually begins in the summer. Airlines They suffered from storm problems and a shortage of workers, especially pilots, which led to the cancellation.
So far in June, more than 2.2 million Passengers On average one day has passed through US airports. This is 13% less than the same period last year.