United and Delta are canceling more flights today due to Omicron

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From CBS News:

“United and Delta have canceled more than 200 flights on Christmas Eve as a surge in COVID-19 cases impacts their staff.”

“The nationwide spike in Omicron cases this week has had a direct impact on our flight crews and the people who run our operation,” a United Airlines spokesperson told CBS News in a statement. “As a result, we’ve unfortunately had to cancel some flights and are notifying impacted customers in advance of them coming to the airport.”

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