Following a miserable weekend for travel, Monday isn’t looking much better. Another wave of airline cancellations and delays is taking its toll on passengers across the United States on Monday.
According to the flight tracking website FlightAware, about 500 US flights had been canceled by midday Monday. On Sunday, 950 flights were canceled.
More than 2,000 flights had been delayed across the United States by midday Monday after more than 8,000 were delayed Sunday.
Chicago O’Hare saw the most cancellations and delays on Sunday, with approximately 12% of flights canceled, and over 40% of flights delayed.
Chicago saw heavy rain on Sunday, including a flash flood warning that was in place for parts of the afternoon for portions of Cook County.
Weekend of cancellations
Saturday saw a total of 657 flight cancellations and 7,267 delays within, into or out of the United States.
American Airlines canceled 4% of its flights and 24% of its Saturday flights were delayed, according to FlightAware.
United had 4% of its flights canceled and 23% delayed, followed by Delta with 2% canceled and 22% of its Saturday flights delayed, FlightAware notes.
41% of JetBlue’s flights and 36% of Southwest’s flights were also delayed on Saturday, according to the website.