The Department of Transportation says it is looking into the airline's flight scheduling practices and will hold it accountable for refunds. The 16,700 canceled flights cost Southwest $800 million.
Southwest Airlines says disruptions that led to more than 16,700 cancelled flights over the holidays will have severe financial consequences for the company.
After Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights over the week, travelers are scrambling to reunite with their luggage.
Just as travel returns to pre-pandemic levels, an arctic front in the Midwest and and record-breaking cold temperatures along the Gulf Coast and in the Eastern U.S. could bring dangerous conditions.
Biting wind and heavy snow are expected across 17 states this week, sending temperatures plummeting as low as minus 30 F in some areas. Blizzard conditions could hit the Upper Midwest on Thursday.
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More than 100 U.S. flights were cancelled altogether, according to tracker, FlightAware.
AAA – The Auto Club Group, the second largest AAA club in North America, says that Thanksgiving travel in Georgia is expected to be one of the busiest travel periods since 2005.
Tributes to the late House Speaker David Ralston have been pouring in since news of his death Wednesday.
Monkeypox cases are slowing, but Georgia still ranks third in per capita cases nationwide, with most of those happening in Atlanta.
Officials at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport expect 2.9 million passengers will travel to, from or through the airport during the 10 day Thanksgiving travel period that begins Saturday.
Georgia counties are conducting the risk-limiting audit of the secretary of state's race and should be done by the end of the day.
The bulk of TSA PreCheck passengers spent less than five minutes at security checkpoints.
Airlines and travel websites say that bookings for holiday travel are strong despite higher airfares, as pandemic-weary travelers seem willing to pay.
Leisure travel has bounced back this year, and that means particularly big crowds over three-day holiday weekends.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expressed concern about the further spread of the delta variant. Health officials have been concerned about holiday weekends during the pandemic.