Massive Flight Disruptions. Nearly 1,500 Axed This Weekend.
BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — If you are flying American Airlines out of, or into MIami, West Palm Beach, or Fort Lauderdale today, check with the airline before heading to the airport.
There is a very good chance that you are going nowhere.
American Airlines canceled nearly 1,500 flights this weekend, with hundreds already canceled today. Fights to Charlotte and Dallas — American’s main hubs — are already showing “canceled” on the Fort Lauderdale Airport flight board. The story is the same for West Palm Beach (PBI) and Miami.
Miami International, a major hub for American Airlines, is showing mass cancellations
It was just weeks ago that Southwest Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights, blaming weather and air traffic control. But those issues didn’t affect any other airline at the time. Speculation continues that pilots took part in a labor action to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccines.
American Airlines is blaming this weekend’s issues on staffing shortages, but it’s unclear what caused the problems. There is no indication that the issues are COVID-19 vaccine-related.
An American Airline flight attendant was brutally assaulted on a flight several days ago. Flight attendants for all airlines continue to deal with unruly passengers who refused to comply with the federal mask mandate.
Check the American Airlines website for the latest flight information.
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