(Cleveland, OH) - Over 400 flights were cancelled across the U.S. and over a dozen in Cleveland amidst the COVID surge.
On Friday, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport saw over 15 flights canceled due to staffing shortages due to COVID-19.
Reports indicate that nearly 465 flights were canceled as of Christmas Eve, and over five-thousand flights have been delayed.
Authorities at the airport said they expect over 400-thousand passengers for the holidays, nearly 90-percent more than what it saw in 2019.
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