Southwest cancels more than 100 flights due to operational emergency


(WTHR) – Southwest Airlines had more than 100 flight cancellations and more than a thousand delays this weekend because of an "operational emergency".

At least one Indianapolis flight was canceled.

Southwest says the number of airplanes taken out of service has doubled in the last couple of days.

The airline is in a labor dispute with mechanics.

The airline is now making maintenance crews work overtime to try get more plans back in the air.

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