Omicron grounds 1000 more US flights

By Humeyra Pamuk and Gabriella Borter
Updated December 26 2021 - 9:51pm, first published 9:45pm
US airlines have been forced to cancel flights with pilots and cabin crew needing to quarantine.

US airlines called off more than 1000 flights on Boxing Day as crews were grounded amid surging COVID-19 infections, causing misery for thousands of Christmas travellers.

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