TRAVEL MELTDOWN: JetBlue delays 38 Fort Lauderdale flights, Spirt 24

Delta…American…United…Tough day for Florida aviators…

JetBlue, which has already drastically reduced its summer flight schedule, is experiencing major delays on Friday.


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) – Good luck traveling from Fort Lauderdale this holiday weekend. JetBlue already delayed 38 flights to and from the airport on Friday, Spirit delayed 24. Statistics provided by show Southwest 20, United 11, American 7 and Delta 6 delayed. There are a total of 74 delayed flights leaving Fort Lauderdale on Friday.

Cancellations are also on the rise, with Delta canceling three flights from FLL on Friday, American canceling two flights and JetBlue hacking one.

At Miami International, 64 American flights are delayed with 12 cancellations, six Delta flights are delayed with four cancellations, and nine United flights are delayed with one cancellation.

And at Palm Beach International, as of Friday afternoon, 12 JetBlue flights are delayed, one of which is cancelled, 12 Delta flights are delayed, 10 American Airlines flights are delayed and two United flights are delayed.

The situation is expected to worsen over the weekend. Delta Airlines announced on Friday morning that passengers could rebook free of charge in the next few days. The policy change appears to be an attempt to reduce passenger numbers. All airlines face massive staff shortages when it comes to deals and cancellations.

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