More than 750 U.S. flights are canceled as airlines dig out.

Airlines canceled hundreds of flights in the United States on Wednesday.Credit…Joe Raedle/Getty Images Airlines canceled more than 750 of the day’s flights in the United States by Wednesday morning, a sign of continuing stress as the industry tries to emerge from a days-long meltdown ahead of the New Year’s holiday weekend.

The problems began to mount the day before Christmas as air carriers contended with staffing shortages driven by the fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, as well as foul winter weather. Cancellations peaked on Sunday, when more than 1,500 flights into, out of or within the United States — […]

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