Southwest Airlines has canceled nearly 2,000 flights this weekend as rumors swirl employees are on strike over the Covid vaccine mandate.
Southwest employees have until December 8 to comply with the Covid vaccine mandate.
Thousands of angry passengers are now stranded due to the cancelations and Southwest is in damage control mode.
Southwest claimed the flights were canceled due to bad weather in Florida and air traffic control issues although their competitors in the region have reported far less cancelations.
“We experienced significant impact in the Florida airports yesterday evening after an FAA-imposed air traffic management program was implemented due to weather and resulted in a large number of cancellations. We are working hard behind the scenes to minimize challenges and fully recover