As of 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday, over 1,000 flights in, out of and across the U.S. have been delayed. Flight-tracking website FlightAware tracks flight delay and cancellation statistics in real-time. The delays are expected to last through the day.

There were nearly 7,000 flight delays and hundreds of other cancellations on Monday. More than 30,000 delays and 4,400 cancellations were reported from Thursday through Sunday. thunderstorm activity and weather ground stops contributed to the weekend delays. Delta Air Lines said any disruptions were due to weather and air traffic control challenges.

Cancellations are down compared with the first three months of the year. But delays have increased throughout the second quarter and even into July and August. Airlines for America said its member carriers cut 15% of the flights they originally planned for through August while also ramping up.
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