The omicron variant continues to impact air travel, causing delays and cancellations at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport and around the country.

“The undercurrent of all of this, from Christmas and New Year’s and all the way back through the fall and summer and even spring of 2021, these kinds of mass cancelations have become really routine.”

Kyle Potter with Thrifty Traveler says airlines have stretched themselves way too thin because they’re much smaller than they were heading into the pandemic and they just don’t have the kind of wiggle room to operate a reliable schedule when things go wrong