The Reason Behind Southwest Airlines Delays
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FOX - Droves of flight delays and cancellations continued today for Southwest Airlines following a weekend of disrupted operations, most of which were blamed on air traffic control issues as well as the weather. The carrier canceled nearly 350 flights as of 9 a.m. ET today, according to flight tracker FlightAware; and all the while, more than 300 flights have already been delayed, according to the data. Regardless, the Texas-based carrier have since told FOX Business in an updated statement that it is running "closer to normal operation" despite facing continued weather challenges. "Although we have some new weather in parts of our system, today's operation has vastly improved from the weekend, with a much smaller number of cancellations linked to our weekend recovery efforts."
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