With the arrival of the national holiday that falls on US Independence Day, millions of citizens are taking the opportunity to enjoy a vacation, many of them in popular destinations such as Mexican Caribbean or Dominican Republic.
However, in the year 2023, Americans’ desire to travel has been thwarted by a combination of bad weather, airline staff shortages, and airline mismanagement, resulting in More than 50,000 flights were affected between cancellations and delays, between 24 and 29 June.
Specifically, according to first postsome 43,000 flights have been delayed and more than 7,700 canceled Many tourists were left stranded at airports. United Airlines has had the worst part with 19% of its total flights suspended and nearly 47% with malfunctions.
In addition to the electrical storms over the East Coast states, executives at the nation’s major airlines blame the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The entity defends itself by asserting that it suffered a technical failure of systems in the Washington area, which affected the operation; However, the CEO of United mentioned above, Scott Kirby, Airspace management problems are believed to be caused by staff shortages.
Added to this were the accusations leveled at the airlines regarding mistreatment of customers and the long wait for passengers to be able to attend by phone and in person.
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