American Airlines is cancelling hundreds of Flights said to be due to crew shortage

02nd Nov 2021

More than 1,900 Flights have been cancelled by American Airlines over the past few days said to be due to crew shortage!

In a memo, American COO David Seymour said the airline is “proactively canceling” flights to provide “scheduling certainty for our crews”.

American Airlines pilot and spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association, Capt. Dennis Tajer said a month ago that the union is particularly concerned with how the airlines will handle the surge in passengers during the Thanksgiving and December holiday periods. “We want that flying to get done, but we don’t want tickets sold that can’t be fulfilled,” he said. “Are they biting off more they can they chew?”
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