A traveller sits in baggage claim at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Christmas Eve. Photo: AFP
A traveller sits in baggage claim at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Christmas Eve. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Thousands of flights cancelled worldwide as Omicron hits Christmas travel

  • More than 9,000 other flights were also delayed, amid airline staff shortages caused by a Covid-19 surge
  • Despite uncertainties and grim news around the world, millions carried on with their travel plans through a second pandemic-clouded holiday season

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A traveller sits in baggage claim at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Christmas Eve. Photo: AFP
A traveller sits in baggage claim at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Christmas Eve. Photo: AFP
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