Air-traffic controllers in Jacksonville, Florida, reportedly walked out and left their positions in protest of mandated vaccinations on October 8, 2021 (Friday).
Is there a media blackout on last night’s air traffic controller walkout in Jacksonville, FL?
Hundreds of flights canceled.
Walkout due to vax mandate
From allegedly a trusted source: pic.twitter.com/kCseQMZlal
— Tom Sauer (@thomasbsauer) October 9, 2021
Approximately 650 flights in and out of the state of Florida were allegedly canceled affecting schedules till Saturday.
There seems to be a major air traffic control issue impacting a significant number of flights in/out of Florida.
— Greg Angel (@NewsGuyGreg) October 9, 2021
A closer look of the image:
Southwest Airlines is blaming the weather: