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Southwest still struggling with flight delays, cancellations – New Orleans CityBusiness – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-06-16 16:00:20 –

Southwest Airlines passengers continued to deal with canceled flights and delays on Wednesday as they tried to recover from a technical problem that began earlier this week.

According to tracking service FlightAware, Southwest Airlines canceled nearly 300 flights and delayed more than 400 flights in the morning of CST. In total, that’s about one-fifth of Wednesday’s airline schedule.

Passengers visited Twitter and complained about the long delay. He also reported that Southwest Airlines’ online sweepstakes promotion did not seem to work either.

A Southwest Airlines spokesman said he had fixed a network connectivity issue that occurred on Tuesday, but that it worked to resume normal operation, causing cancellations and delays.

According to FlightAware, Southwest Airlines’ problems on Wednesday were far more widespread than other US airlines, but American Airlines canceled about 40 flights and was delayed by nearly 90 more, but more than the last two days. Has also been improved.

Due to weather data issues provided by the contractor, Southwest Airlines delayed approximately 1,500 flights on Monday. On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration temporarily suspended Southwest Airlines flights, the airline canceled about 560 flights, and delayed another 1,800 flights due to network issues.

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