Airlines Canceled And more Two thousand planes Due to the expansion of the variant worldwide, 25% of it is in the United States Omicron Of Kovid-19.
As of Friday (24) 15:50 (GMT), there were at least 2,272 flight cancellations, according to the Flightaware website. Of these, 585 were international and domestic trips to the United States. As of Thursday, the number of cancellations had risen to 2,231, according to the same source.
Most flights were scheduled before the Ômicron eruption, which spread at high speeds and was more contagious than its predecessors.
Many companies have heard AFP Mentioned as the cause of the new wave of pandemic, which, in particular, affects employees.
As Flightaware, United Airlines had to cancel more than 180 flights this Friday, which is 8% of the schedule.
“The increase in micron cases across the country this week has directly affected our staff and the people who carry out our operations,” the company said, adding that it was working to find a solution for the affected passengers.
Flightware says Delta Airlines has canceled 163 flights due to Ômicron and somewhat unfavorable weather.
Before reaching these cancellations, “the delta teams ran out of all options and resources,” the airline commented.
More than a dozen Alaska Airlines flights have been canceled after some of its employees reported “potential exposure to the virus” and had to isolate themselves.
According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), more than 109 million Americans are expected to leave their neighborhood by plane, train or car between December 23 and January 2, an increase of 34% over the previous year.
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