200+ Xmas Eve Flights Canceled Due To Omicron Surge

The Hill reports:

More than 100 flights that were scheduled for Christmas Eve have been canceled by United Airlines as the company grapples with the spread of the omicron variant, the airline confirmed on Thursday. A spokesperson for United said that “we’re seeing about 120 cancellations planned for Friday.”

Delta Air Lines also announced on Thursday that it would be preemptively canceling roughly 90 flights on Christmas Eve. “Delta teams have exhausted all options and resources — including rerouting and substitutions of aircraft and crews to cover scheduled flying — before canceling around 90 flights for Friday.”

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