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For the second straight day, U.S. airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights as poor weather nationwide hindered air travel.

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By early Friday afternoon, more than 1,150 flights had been scrubbed, according to FlightAware, a service that tracks flights. That adds to Thursday’s totals, when more than 1,700 flights were canceled, according to The Associated Press.

Airports with the largest cancellations include Charlotte, North Carolina, which is a major hub for American Airlines; New York-area airports LaGuardia and Newark Liberty; and Reagan Washington National in Washington, D.C., the AP reported.

“The vast majority of that is weather-related,” Curtis Blessing, a spokesperson for American Airlines, told the news organization. Blessing added that weather in South Florida also contributed to cancellations.

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The cancellations come less than three weeks after airlines canceled nearly 4,700 flights during the first two-and-a-half days of the Memorial Day weekend.

Delta Air Lines, which canceled the most flights over the Memorial Day holiday, told the AP on Friday that it has reduced cancellations by hiring more pilots and flight attendants and by scheduling crews to adjust more quickly to flight disruptions such as thunderstorms.

According to the AP, airlines have thousands of fewer employees than they did in 2019, and that has at times contributed to widespread flight cancellations.

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According to FlightAware, delayed flights were close to 3,000 by Friday afternoon.