Airlines delayed thousands of flights on Friday, leaving passengers waiting at airports nationwide.
More than 1,800 flights in, out of and across the United States were delayed by 2 p.m. ET Friday, according to flight-tracking website FlightAware. On Thursday, delays across the country totaled more than 5,000, although there were only 279 total cancelations, according to FlightAware data.
There was a slew of flight cancelations and delays over the Fourth of July holiday weekend as millions of people packed airports around the country. Even though the holiday rush died down, U.S. passenger carriers are still delaying scores of flights.
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