Dozens of Regional Flights Cancelled Through Noon Monday at Charlotte-Douglas Airport
CHARLOTTE, NC – Dozens of regional flights out of Charlotte-Douglas will be cancelled through Noon on Monday. American Airlines’ regional carrier PSA Airlines is having technical issues again.
The airline cancelled around 70 flights Sunday evening.
Frustrations were boiling over for flyers like Angela and Jason Calkins. Flight delays mean they missed their connecting flight to Cleveland, leaving them stuck in Charlotte overnight.
“Sitting in an airport for four hours, trying to get a hotel so we can come back here and catch a flight, cause now we have to go to New York City, then to Ohio, we’re not even getting a direct flight,” Angela Calkins says.
The airport tweeted that PSA Airlines, an American Airlines regional carrier, experienced technical issues. According to Flight Aware, all inbound flights were held at their origin until 4:00pm Sunday afternoon.
“We sat on the runway for about an hour and a half, coming from Springfield, Missouri,” explains Huntersville resident Alison Geis.
The same airline also had issues Thursday and Friday, stranding thousands of people at the airport.
The issue is also leading to a lack of rental cars available for people wanting to drive to their destination.
PSA Airlines tweeted, “We never want to disrupt our customers’ travel plans and we’re sorry for the trouble this caused.”
People are being asked to check their flight before going to the airport.
Below is the latest statement American Airlines has released regarding PSA flights:
“We understand that these cancellations have been frustrating for our customers, and we are doing everything in our power to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. We are re-booking passengers and American’s customer relations department will be reaching out to all affected customers. We encourage all customers flying out Sunday evening or Monday to check their flight status on aa.com or the American Airlines app.”