2,356 Southwest Flights Canceled Today, Crushing Customers

Travellers wait in line at the Southwest Airlines ticketing counter at Nashville International Airport after the airline cancelled thousands of flights in Nashville, Tennessee, on December 27, 2022. - More than 10,000 flights cancelled over the Christmas holiday, chaos at airports across America: Southwest Airlines found itself in the hot seat on December 27, 2022, as the airline behind the lion's share of the weather-linked travel mayhem. (Photo by Seth Herald / AFP) (Photo by SETH HERALD/AFP via Getty Images)

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Southwest Airlines scrambled to get its planes back in the air and its passengers back home heading into Thursday.

Today promises to be more of the same, with 2,356 Southwest flights already canceled, according to flight tracking website FlightAware. Once again, cancellations are almost all on Southwest; there are only 2,435 total US flights canceled for Thursday as of 5 a.m. ET.

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