U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,500 flights

U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,500 flights Sunday as they tried to dig out of problems caused by severe thunderstorms in Florida and other disruptions that hit during the peak spring travel season. Southwest canceled 400 flights Sunday, or 10 percent of its total, down from approximately 600 scuttled flights as of late Saturday, according…

easyJet forced to cancel 100 flights today

EasyJet has cancelled around 100 flights on Monday, including 62 from the UK, blaming higher than usual levels of staff absence due to Covid. It said it had been trying to tackle the problem by using standby crew, but added that it had “also decided to make some cancellations in advance”. It comes amid rising…