Tuesday 27 December 2022

“Our Administration is Working to Ensure Airlines Are Held Accountable” – Joe Biden Targets Airlines After Polar Vortex Causes Flight Cancellations


Joe Biden targeted the airline industry after thousands of flights were canceled due to a powerful Arctic blast over the Christmas holiday weekend.

  Kristinn Taylor reported, Southwest Airlines on Sunday and Monday has stranded thousands of holiday travelers across the country.

A Polar Vortex moved across the US over the holiday weekend.

Subzero temps, high winds and record snowfall caused flight delays and cancellations. 

Southwest canceled two-thirds of its flights Monday (at least 2,675 canceled), preceded Sunday by 42 percent canceled flights and 48 percent delayed flights. The massive cancellations are exclusive to Southwest, other are operating normally.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was silent after thousands of passengers were stranded on Monday.

Joe Biden however targeted the private airline industry on Tuesday shortly before he departed for St. Croix for another vacation.

“Thousands of flights nationwide have been canceled around the holidays.” Biden said.

“Our Administration is working to ensure airlines are held accountable.” he added.

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