Why are flights cancelled?

Last updated on April 25, 2023

Flights may be cancelled due to a variety of reasons, ranging from bad weather to technical difficulties. Poor weather conditions can make flying dangerous, while technical issues can lead to maintenance problems or potential safety hazards. Airlines may also have to cancel flights due to congestion in airspace, availability of pilots, or other operational considerations. Passenger demand and flight schedules can also lead to cancelled flights in order to maintain balance of supply and demand.

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