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Omicron Surge, Staff Shortages Cause Air Travel Misery

Clip: 12/27/2021 | 7m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Holiday travel is turning out to be a nightmare for many would-be flyers — as the Omicron COVID variant surge triggers the cancellation of thousands of flights. As of this afternoon, the flight data website FlightAware reports more than 1,100 cancellations for flights within, to, or from the U-S. That's after more than 3,000 cancellations over the weekend.

Aired: 12/27/21

Rating: NR

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