Cancellations Mar Airlines’ Holidays

Madhu Unnikrishnan
January 6th, 2022 at 12:30 PM EST

It should have been a great holiday season for the U.S. industry, with bookings approaching 2019 levels, but a combination of Omicron-related crew shortages and terrible weather forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Edward Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan dig into what happened and discuss the FAA’s spat with the Commerce Department over 5G networks.

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Madhu Unnikrishnan
January 6th, 2022 at 12:30 PM EST

Photo credit: Alaska Airlines ticket counter at Washington Reagan National Airport in September 2021. Airline Weekly / Edward Russell

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