• Delta pilots say they are flying record amounts of overtime and empathize with passengers over 'unacceptable' travel disruption

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Inside a Delta Air Lines flight. Taylor Rains/Insider
    Delta Air Lines pilots said they are flying overtime and on their days off amid chaos in the industry.
    They said in a letter to flyers that they agree that flight delays and cancellations are "unacceptable."
    They said Delta need to work so customers do not "lose confidence" in the airline.
    Pilots with Delta Air Lines said they were "flying a record amount of overtime" amid the airline industry's struggle with delays, staff shortages, and cancellations. Pilots wrote an open letter to customers on Thursday, where they said they were just...
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  • Two of Europe's biggest airports are cutting back on flights to stop labor shortages causing travel chaos

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Gatwick airport will limit the number of flights to 825 a day in July and 850 in August. Gatwick
    London's Gatwick airport will limit flights to 825 a day in July to help cope with staff shortages.
    Schiphol in Amsterdam will cap the number of passengers at 72,500 on busy days in July and August.
    Bosses hope the moves will help avoid travel chaos and flight cancellations as travel demand peaks.
    Two of Europe's busiest airports will restrict the number of flights and passengers they handle this summer to mitigate travel chaos sparked by a shortage of aviation workers. Gatwick, Britain's...
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