Greater than 1,000 Monday flights into or out of the US have been canceled because of a extreme winter storm, with about half of these coming from Southwest Airways Co.
A complete of 1,019 flights have been canceled as of 6:00 pm ET, in line with flight-tracking service FlightAware.
Low-cost service Southwest earlier this month confronted U.S. authorities backlash for canceling 16,700 flights over the vacations because it grappled with unhealthy climate and outdated know-how.
The corporate has scrapped about 12% of its Monday schedule, whereas American Airways Group Inc has canceled 6%, or 200 flights.
The recent cancellations come because the U.S. aviation sector recovers from a nationwide floor cease imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over a pc challenge.
For Tuesday up to now, 797 flights are scheduled to be canceled into or out of the US.
Southwest Airways and different main U.S. airways have issued winter climate waivers. A waiver permits prospects to alter their itinerary with no fare variations if they continue to be in the identical cabin as initially booked.
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