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Southwest's 'spider web-like' route map is why flights as far as California were canceled due to weather in Florida - here's how it works

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 aircraft.
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Southwest Airlines' cancellations have affected travelers across the US, not just in Florida.
The reason goes back to Southwest's "point-to-point" route network that differs from other airlines.
A flight between two cities in California can be impacted by bad weather in Florida, for example.
The worst of Southwest Airlines' Columbus Day weekend meltdown appears to be over as cancellations are dwindling. As of Thursday morning, only 30 flights have been canceled for the day, according to flight tracking...
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