Air travel chaos returns to the U.S. as more than 1,200 flights were canceled on Thursday and 452 more were called off for Friday, with Southwest Airlines leading the pack after delaying 40 percent of its trips.
According to Flightaware, which tracks the status of flights around the world, 1,207 flights within, into or out of the US were called off on Thursday, with 7,648 flights delayed.
Southwest Airlines had the most flights affected, with 356 canceled and 1,734 delayed, after a computer glitch in Phoenix caused the airline to lose connectivity.
As of early Friday, the airline has canceled 49 additional flights and delayed 11, and more than 1,200 flights are scheduled to be delayed across the US.
Fears of another Airmageddon in the US were stoked on Thursday as more than…
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