Low cost flying spirit Contacted “operational issues” and canceled more than 300 flightsAnd after last Tuesday, he canceled 60 percent of his scheduled flights for that day.
According to the specialized web FlightAware, to date this day, the low-cost airline, headquartered in Miramar, South Florida (USA), 325 flights have been canceled, which is 47 percent of flights scheduled today.
As I mentioned to Series CBS News Airline spokesman Eric Hofmeyer, The situation is due to a combination of issues including system crashesAnd the weather and even staff shortages.
“We have people working with you (clients) 24 hours a day. For our team members, we provide additional assistance at airports when possible and provide updates as the situation evolves,” Spirit said in a written statement.
National media is showing testimonials of travelers affected by cancellations or delays at various airports in the country.
Added to the problems of Spirit are the problems of the American airline, which on Tuesday also reported hundreds of flights were canceled, in its case due to storms over the weekend in Texas, where the company is based.
Canceled flights, even though they left thousands stranded, represented 11 percent of the total planned for that day, even though the percentage in the case of American, much larger than Spirit, isn’t low.
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