Southwest CEO predicts more flight cancellations after ‘tough day’
Southwest Airlines’ chief executive says that passengers ought to prepare for even more cancellations on Tuesday and Wednesday as thousands were left stranded at airports over the storm-battered Christmas holiday weekend.
“We had a tough day today,” Southwest CEO Bob Jordan told The Wall Street Journal on Monday.
“In all likelihood we’ll have another tough day [on Tuesday] as we work our way out of this.”
“This is the largest scale event that I’ve ever seen,” Jordan said.
The airline, the nation’s fourth largest carrier based on number of passengers, canceled more than 70% of its...