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United Airlines gets a handle on canceled flights, the CEO outlines how to prevent another meltdown


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Air travel is getting a bit easier, thanks to a break in storms that have pummeled the East Coast. The number of canceled and delayed flights on Monday was running well below Sunday’s rate. Besides the better weather, airlines are running lighter schedules a day ahead of the July 4 holiday. Wednesday figures to be the next big test for the system. That’s when airlines have about 50,000 flights scheduled. Travel is fully recovered from the pandemic. Nearly 2.9 million people were screened at U.S. airports on Friday. That’s the highest number since the Transportation Security Administration started keeping track.

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