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An Aeromexico Boeing 787 Dreamliner flares for landing. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Omicron Hits Aeromexico, Cancels More Than 260 Flights in Four Days

Aeromexico canceled more than 260 flights from Jan. 6-10 due to a highly contagious outbreak of Covid-19 that has spread amongst its pilots and flight attendants. According to the Mexican government's Consumer Protection Office (PROFECO) who provided the statistic, a high number of crew members on the sick list has caused staff shortages for the Skyteam carrier, resulting in subsequent delays and cancellations. A majority of the cancellations originated at Benito Juárez International Airport in Mexico City, where Aeromexico is…