The FlightAware website, which tracks delays and cancellations nationwide, showed 70 flights from the Southwest were canceled and 130 were delayed on Saturday. Two Delta Airlines flights were also canceled at Love Field.
Southwest Airlines said the canceled and delayed flights were due to air traffic control issues and bad weather. The airline has urged customers to rebook and check their flight status on Southwest.com.
“Air traffic control (ATC) issues and disruptive weather conditions resulted in a high volume of cancellations throughout the weekend as we work to resume operations. We are working diligently to welcome affected customers as quickly as possible, ”said a spokesperson for Southwest. a written statement. “We are asking our customers with affected travel to explore self-service booking change options and check their flight status on Southwest.com. “