© 2024 WSHU
NPR News & Classical Music
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
We received reports that some iPhone users with the latest version of iOS cannot play audio via our website.
While we work to fix the issue, we recommend downloading the WSHU app.

Summer travel burst meets sluggish airline scheduling

Airlines canceled 1,400 flights in the U.S. between Friday through Sunday, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware. Southwest and American Airlines delayed nearly 30% of trips this weekend.

Derek Thompson, staff writer for The Atlantic, says the chaos at airports is part of something bigger: Nothing Works Syndrome. He talks about it with Here & Now‘s Scott Tong.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.