Thousands of flights scheduled for Christmas Eve and Christmas have been canceled all over the world

According to the analysis of the specialized website FlightAware, more than 3,000 flights are scheduled in a day vigilance and day birthday It was canceled worldwide, and more than 5 thousand have suffered or will suffer delays that have already been announced. The harassment has already started Thursday, when more than 2,000 flights were canceled and another 16,000 were delayed. As some airlines have pointed out in recent days, the problems are directly attributable to the effects of the increase in coronavirus infections due to the widespread spread of the omicron variant. At the moment, it does not appear that the major Italian airports are particularly involved.

Thursday United Airlines mushroom A statement in which he clarified that he would have to cancel 120 flights scheduled for December 24 due to the “direct impact” of the variable on the crew and on the ground crew. Delta canceled 90 flights scheduled for Friday due to “running out of options and resources” due to staffing issues and some flights already canceled due to bad weather.

A spokesperson for Sydney Airport, Australia, announced the cancellation of 80 domestic flights leaving or arriving at the city’s airport on Friday. It causes problems for more than 500 other connections; Also today, 52 flights were canceled in Melbourne.

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Harold Manning

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