Dana & Parks: Why are so many flights getting canceled?

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A recent weekend was not only the busiest of the year for air travel, but it was also one of the worst weekends ever for flight delays and cancellations.

Nearly 5,000 flights were canceled and more than 27,000 were delayed since Thursday, according to The Washington Post.

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Airlines have blamed the travel chaos on everything from the weather to staffing shortages. But what's really going on?

Parks, Michael Mackie (filling in for Dana) and Sam have some theories. Listen to the segment above to hear what they think.

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