Regional airline SkyWest cancels hundreds of flights

Mgn 1280x720 50406k00 AmcpuRegional airline SkyWest has canceled hundreds of flights over the last two days because of what it calls an internal technical issue.

SkyWest said Friday that it fixed the issue Thursday night and was working to return to normal operations.

[From NewsCenter1: Two inbound and two outbound flights at Rapid City Regional Airport operated by SkyWest as United Express flights on Friday, October 22, appear to have been affected. UAL flight 4704 from Denver, UAL flight 5323 from Chicago, UAL flight 4743 to Denver, and UAL flight 5728 are all listed as cancelled on the airport’s website.]

SkyWest operates flights on smaller planes that usually hold fewer than 100 passengers.

The flights carry the names of American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express and Horizon Air.

SkyWest canceled more than 350 flights through late morning on Friday after canceling about 700 flights on Thursday.

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