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Airline disruptions rise Friday after second-worst day for cancellations in the last month
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Flight disruptions rising Friday just after airline passengers faced one of the worst days for flight cancellations in the past month, according to FlightAware.
As of 11:30 a.m. Friday, there were already over 2,300 delayed flights in, out of and across the U.S. and more than 900 cancellations, according to data from the flight tracking website. FlightAware provides live flight delay and cancellation statistics.
Total cancellations for flights in, out of and across the U.S. rose to 1,248 on Thursday, which was the second-worst day for flight cancellations in the last month alone, according to FlightAware spokesperson Kathleen Bangs.
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The number was slightly down from July 25 — the highest number of cancellations within the last month — when 1,303 flights were scrapped.