Nearly 1,300 Southwest Airline pilots gathered outside the Dallas Love Field airport on Tuesday to protest ongoing staff shortages as travel chaos continued on the first official day of summer – with more than 200 flights across the United States canceled.
The Southwest Pilots Association called for better treatment of its pilots at the protest, which it called ‘the largest display of unity in Southwest Airlines history.’
It described the demonstration in Dallas, Texas an ‘informational picket’ in an effort to raise awareness of pilot fatigue, stress and an ongoing pilot shortage – which it says is to blame for massive delays and cancelations.
‘Our pilots have had to address the fatigue issue with management publicly, which is something that we never want to do, but you know, have been…
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