Delta cancels over 100 flights, opens some middle seats

By Channel NewsAsia8 days ago


DETROIT: Delta Air Lines cancelled about 100 flights on Sunday (Apr 4)due to staff shortages, and it opened up middle seats a month earlier than expected in order to carry more passengers.

The airline says it had over 1 million passengers during the past few days, the highest number since before the coronavirus pandemic began last year.

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We apologise to our customers for the inconvenience, and the majority have been rebooked for the same travel day, the airline said Sunday in a statement.

Delta took steps to increase passenger capacity, including opening middle seats on Sunday and Monday, in an effort to accommodate passengers.

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