Travelers flying in and out of Denver International Airport on Tuesday morning were facing 96 delays and cancellations, mostly affecting those with flights booked on United Airlines, according to the FlightAware tracking service.
Hundreds of cots were set up overnight in the airport.
“This issue is a United issue,” DIA spokeswoman Ashley Forest said.
United Airlines officials provided cots for stranded travelers overnight, Forest said.
The United officials “asked Denver to assist by giving out our own blankets to those who needed them.”
United Airlines officials did not respond to repeated Denver Post requests for an explanation.
The United cancellations at DIA had reached 49 around 8:30 a.m., data on the FlightAware website showed.
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