Airline spokesman Michael Thomas told CNN that Monday’s cancellations were in the single digits, compared to the 130 flights cancelled on Sunday. “We currently have 3 cancellations on the books for (Monday) and expect a relatively normal operational day,” Thomas told CNN.
The airline had to cancel nearly 3,500 flights through Saturday due tornado-like storms that battered around Delta’s hub — Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport — where more than half of its 1,250-aircraft fleet passes through each day.
The cancellations are an anomaly for the airline, which has one of the best track records in the industry. Delta had 161 cancellation-free days in 2016 on its mainline operations.