CNN Business reports:
More than 2,000 flights have been canceled Monday as Covid cases surge across the globe. Of the more than 2,400 canceled flights, nearly 900 were within, into or out of the United States, according to FlightAware. More than 6,500 flights are delayed.
The cancellations come at the busiest time of year for air travel. The US Transportation Security Administration said it screened millions of people each day over the holiday weekend, peaking at 2.19 million travelers on Thursday, December 23. On Wednesday, more people passed through TSA checkpoints than on the same day in 2019.
Another 2,000 flights are canceled today, with another 3,000 delayed, after more than 6,000 were canceled over the long holiday weekend https://t.co/tHlmCGC40y
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) December 27, 2021