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Thousands of flights canceled in the US as air travel broke a pandemic record over the Fourth of July weekend

Thousands of flights canceled in the US as air travel broke a pandemic record over the Fourth of July weekend

Americans didn’t let high gas prices and airport chaos keep them at home this Fourth of July. Millions of travelers packed into airports over the holiday weekend, and many encountered chaos as thousands of flights were delayed or cancelled. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates it screened more than 6 million people from Friday …

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Hundreds of US flights canceled, delayed amid Fourth of July travel chaos

Heading home on the Fourth of July looks like a headache for many travelers – with more than 150 American flights grounded and hundreds more delayed. At least 168 flights to, within or outside the US were canceled early Monday, while 883 other domestic trips were delayed, according to air travel tracker FlightAvare.com. Twelve flights …

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Fourth of July Live Updates: Flight delays disrupt holiday travel

More than 4.5 million passengers flooded US airports on Friday and Saturday, and a total of 13 million travelers to, from or within the United States are expected to pass through the end of this July 4th weekend. For many of those passengers, however, travel plans have been altered by flight delays and cancellations caused …

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Holiday flight is pushing traffic at US airports to pandemic highs

Holiday flight is pushing traffic at US airports to pandemic highs

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Fourth of July holiday weekend jammed U.S. airports with the largest number of people since the pandemic began in 2020. About 2.49 million passengers passed through security checkpoints at US airports on Friday, surpassing the previous pandemic record of 2.46 million set earlier this week, according to figures announced on …

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Ricky Martin is facing a travel ban in Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin is facing a travel ban in Puerto Rico

A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The warrant was signed Friday, and authorities visited the upscale neighborhood in the north coast city of Dorado where the singer lives to try to enforce the warrant, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. “So far, the …

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Thousands of flights have been delayed or canceled as holiday travel begins

Thousands of flights have been delayed or canceled as holiday travel begins

Travelers across the country faced the possibility of canceled or delayed flights on Saturday as airlines and airports faced a combination of high demand, inclement weather and staff shortages. As of late Saturday afternoon, more than 600 flights in the United States had been canceled and nearly 4,400 flights within, into or out of the …

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American Airlines scheduling error allows pilots to cancel thousands of July flights

American Airlines scheduling error allows pilots to cancel thousands of July flights

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for landing at Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images An error in a scheduling platform allowed American Airlines pilots to cancel thousands of trips in July last night, their union said Saturday, posing a headache for the airline as …

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Fourth of July travel: Hundreds of flights canceled during busy weekend

Media and travel analyst Mark Murphy discusses the love of summer air travel and how staff shortages are affecting the airline industry on Fox Business Tonight. Travel has begun for the Fourth of July weekend, sending airlines into a tailspin as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and transportation returns to normal. As of 11 a.m. ET …

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Fourth of July ‘travel drama’: Airlines warn travelers to prepare for trouble

Barrett Lane was on his way from Washington, D.C., to the wedding of one of his best friends from college in Thousand Oaks, California, when his flight was delayed ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. The 34-year-old transportation project manager and his husband were flying to Newark, New Jersey, to change planes, when their …

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