Pete Buttigieg Absent as Flight Delays Snarl Columbus Day Weekend Travel

Pete Buttigieg Absent as Flight Delays Snarl Columbus Day Weekend Travel


Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was absent Monday as a surge of flight delays snarled travel in the South over the Columbus Day weekend.

Southwest Airlines canceled more than 2,300 flights over the three-day federal holiday weekend, citing limited staffing and bad weather.

An electronic flight departure board displays ‘cancelled’ status’s for all Flybe flights due to have taken-off from Exeter Airport in Exeter, south-west England on March 5, 2020, following the news that the airline had collapsed into bankruptcy. – British regional airline Flybe crashed into bankruptcy Thursday after the deadly coronavirus proved to be the final nail in its coffin. The biggest operator of UK domestic flights said it has sunk into administration — a last-ditch process aimed at salvaging at least

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