Dallas-based Southwest Airlines continued its streak of cancelations through Monday after already nixing thousands of flights over the weekend.
According to data from Flight Aware, a program used to track flights, Southwest on Monday canceled a total of 435 flights – 12% of flights scheduled – and delayed 1,521 flights. Other major airlines, such as American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Airlines, have a total combination of 107 cancelations.
Alan Kasher, Southwest’s executive vice president of daily operations, early on Monday issued a memo to employees apologizing for “the struggles” they face as virtually 2,000 flights were canceled over the weekend, according to USA Today.
“I’m sorry for the struggles that you and our customers are experiencing, once again,” Kasher said.
Following the massive