The 14 airlines covered in the government report canceled 1.2 percent of their U.S. flights in August, up from 1.0 percent a year earlier.
This winter was the worst for fliers in the 20 years that the government has been collecting data, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
Though the immediate DFW area largely escaped icy roads and winter weather conditions, flights at DFW International Airport were still affected on Sunday.
Winter weather has forced the cancellation of at least 30% of flights at DFW Airport.
Snow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations nationwide on Monday, and some 15,000 North Texans were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.
Five people have died in weather-related accidents in Texas as a wintry storm system has left thousands without power and cancelled hundreds of flights.
American Airlines resumed most flights Wednesday, a day after a massive technology failure forced the nation’s third-largest carrier to ground all planes from coast to coast.
The massive snow storm in the northeast didn’t cause too many cancellations at DFW International Airport, which is great…unless yours is one of the flights cancelled.
That major Northeastern winter storm is causing dozens of flight delays and cancellations at DFW Airport.