×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Tags: COS | INDUSTRIAL | INDUSTRIES | LIFESTYLE | NORTHAM | TOP | TRAVEL

Southwest Airlines Reels With 1,000 Flights Canceled or Delayed

Southwest Airlines Reels With 1,000 Flights Canceled or Delayed
(Getty)

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 03:14 PM

Southwest Airlines Co. canceled or delayed about 1,000 flights, hours after a glitch at a weather-data provider forced the carrier to temporarily ground all operations.

The airline scrubbed about 14% of its scheduled flights and delayed another 15%, according to flight tracker FlightAware as of mid-afternoon Tuesday. Travelers took to Twitter to complain about long lines at airports and jetliners sitting on the tarmac.

“We’re working quickly to resolve network difficulties impacting various systems across our network,” Southwest posted on Twitter. The company didn’t immediately comment on what was causing the disruption.

Earlier in the day, the Dallas-based airline said it had resumed normal operations after “a handful of cancellations and a small number of lingering delays” caused by the weather-data glitch. That fault affected flights for about two hours Monday night.

© Copyright 2021 Bloomberg News. All rights reserved.


Newsfront
Southwest Airlines Co. canceled or delayed about 1,000 flights, hours after a glitch at a weather-data provider forced the carrier to temporarily ground all operations.The airline scrubbed about 14% of its scheduled flights and delayed another 15%, according to flight...
COS, INDUSTRIAL, INDUSTRIES, LIFESTYLE, NORTHAM, TOP, TRAVEL, TRN, US, WORLD, WWTOP, WWTOPAM
132
2021-14-15
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 03:14 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
More Articles
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App