Massive flight delays, cancellations prompt finger-pointing | TheHill

Airlines are racking up an unprecedented number of delays and flight cancellations just months after Congress gave the industry $54 billion so that carriers could retain their employees and facilitate a seamless return to air travel as the nation emerged from the pandemic.

From July 1 to July 6, JetBlue delayed 51 percent of its flights, Southwest Airlines delayed 39 percent of its flights and American Airlines delayed 34 percent of its flights, according to data from FlightAware. Those setbacks came after major airlines canceled hundreds of flights this month to prevent additional delays.

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said last month that the U.S. could face a continued shortage of pilots……

Massive flight delays, cancellations prompt finger-pointing | TheHill

The blame everyone and everything except for themselves. Certainly the negative side effects of an experimental jab that is known to cause blood clots is not a factor AT ALL, according to the airlines.

But all of the reasons that they blame for delays and cancellations were also reasons that have been around since airlines started flying, and nothing has changed with those.