Report: Airports Around the World Cancel Flights Amid Staff Shortages

Report: Airports Around the World Cancel Flights Amid Staff Shortages


Airports from around the world have been delaying and canceling flights due to an ongoing staffing shortage while travel demands remain high.

Various airports have reported long wait lines at check-in counters that often stretch to the outside. According to the Wall Street Journal, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport began “limiting the number of passengers allowed inside, asking travelers not to show up more than four hours before their flights” while advising people to wear comfortable shoes due to the long waits.

The massive staff shortages stem from the severe coronavirus restrictions that impacted world travel throughout the pandemic, and though most restrictions have been lifted as people embark on European summer vacations, the staff shortages remain. Sydney Airport, for example, recently staged a job fair

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