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American Airlines cancels a large number of flights. Claims lack of staff – Thai News Agency MCOT

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 – American Airlines Group, Inc. said Saturday local time that The airline has canceled hundreds of flights this weekend. Due to the shortage of staff and inclement weather conditions in flight

American Airlines said it had canceled 500 flights on Saturday and 300 on Sunday. After 376 flights were canceled on Friday, American Airlines said in a statement: In addition to the bad weather Both the staff and crew work hard and are in a tight state. The airline expects that it will be able to get through this unusual period of work quickly. and are trying to hire more staff Due to the arrival of the year-end holiday season, there will be a lot of travel. It will add staff in all areas, such as adding more than 600 flight attendants by December. And nearly 1,800 employees will return to work as usual after taking leave. While it was reported that There are many passengers stranded at many airports.

Spokesperson for the Association of Pilots The pilots’ union blamed airline executives for canceling flights, saying the storm was a real obstacle to flying. But the airline did not contact the pilots and crew once the storm had passed. However, the association did not comment. Pilots and staff uneasy about mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 or not, and this is a factor causing the problem of staff shortage or not.-Thai News Agency

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