15,000 American Airlines Flights Are in Jeopardy After This Mistake

The company accidentally let thousands of pilots take vacation over Christmas.

You might need to reconsider your holiday plans if you’re flying American Airlines this holiday season. Thanks to a scheduling error, thousands of American Airlines flights in December do not have pilots scheduled to work. A glitch in the system allowed all pilots to take vacation over Christmas week, and now, 15,000 flights don’t have pilots assigned to them yet.

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