Dozens of flights canceled at OIA after weekend full of delays, cancellations

ORLANDO, Fla. — Nearly 80 flights were canceled on Monday morning at Orlando International Airport after a weekend of chaos.


JetBlue and Spirit canceled one-third of their scheduled flights on Sunday because of weather issues.

Bad storms on Saturday mixed with technical problems and “air space congestion” led to more than 3,500 canceled flights nationwide.

Orlando and other Florida airports led the way because of weekend storms.

The flight screens were still red on Monday morning.

Eyewitness News found out that JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Frontier, Spirit, American Airlines and Southwest were most affected, according to FlightAware.

All this happened during one of the busiest weekends of the year at OIA.

Southwest told Channel 9 that many of its flights were canceled because of a technical problem, so it is allowing passengers to reschedule for free.

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