Flight cancellations continue due to bad weather, sick crews

TRAVELERS LINE UP at the Southwest Airlines curbside check-in area at Denver International on Sunday. Airlines canceled hundreds of flights Sunday, citing staffing problems tied to COVID-19 to extend the nation's travel problems beyond Christmas. AP PHOTO/DAVID ZALUBOWSKI
TRAVELERS LINE UP at the Southwest Airlines curbside check-in area at Denver International on Sunday. Airlines canceled hundreds of flights Sunday, citing staffing problems tied to COVID-19 to extend the nation's travel problems beyond Christmas. / AP PHOTO/DAVID ZALUBOWSKI
NEW YORK (AP) – Flight cancellations that disrupted holiday travel stretched into Monday, with major U.S. airlines each canceling dozens of flights. Staffers calling out sick because of COVID-19, particularly since the emergence of the omicron variant, have left airlines short in recent days. According to FlightAware, which tracks flight cancellations, airlines have canceled roughly 4,000…

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