Frosty temperature forces Southwest Airlines to cancel its flights

Published on : Friday, December 29, 2017

Southwest AirlinesThe brutal cold winds, blizzards, and the below zero degree wind chill forced all the flights cancellations at Midway Airport in Chicago.



There are about 90 Southwest Airlines flights, which were cancelled. The airline blames a deep freeze spreading across the Great Lakes.



Dan Landson, a spokesman for Southwest Airlines said that the weather conditions at Chicago Midway are slowing their operation, as ground crews work to melt aircraft in the extreme cold.



Dan Landson also said that the cancellations are a proactive measure.



There are many passengers were notified via email last night, but some never got one. They had to re-book their flights and wait in their terminal for several hours. As passengers wait, Southwest says travelers can change their plans if they need to.





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