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US airlines cancel hundreds of flights due to staff shortages


Washington, SANA- US airlines canceled hundreds of flights due to lack of crews, according to the website


US airlines have canceled hundreds of flights due to the lack of crews, according to the website "Flightware", which specializes in tracking air traffic.

"About 600 flights were canceled, while more than 2,100 were delayed, and the situation was worse yesterday, as 3,060 flights were canceled and about eight thousand others were delayed," explaining that the companies canceled flights because they It is working with 15 percent fewer crews compared to the period before the Corona pandemic and is facing difficulties in dealing with the return of the high demand for travelers on flights.

In turn, American airlines confirmed that they are working to find a solution to the problem and are strengthening their campaigns to hire pilots and crew members, knowing that the number of seats available to travelers has decreased due to measures to contain the Corona virus.

In turn, the US Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, confirmed in a tweet on Twitter that travelers have the right to refund the value of travel tickets in the event of cancellations of flights.

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Source: sena

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