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A Spirit pilot and flight attendant describe flying empty planes around the country and being stranded for days last week amid the airline's meltdownOne pilot said Spirit's cancellations came down to the airline's inadequate infrastructure. Flight attendants were left stranded away from base for multiple days, one Spirit worker said. Some workers reportedly drove food to airports and let stranded employees stay in their homes. Spirit Airlines canceled over 2,000 flights last week due to a poorly timed combination of bad weather, system outages, and staffing issues. The epic meltdown caused some pilots to fly empty planes across the… (www.yahoo.com) More...
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I feel bad for the employees. There are many great aviation people there, the company got hit by the perfect storm, as they didn't modernize their computer systems to keep up with growth and the return to travel after the pandemic restrictions. I hope they can survive this, public perceptions is everything.
Spirit-Inheriting Valuejets sterling legacy and making it worse every day.
WHAT AN AWFUL SITUATION...THE MANAGEMENT OF SPIRIT AIRLINES OBVIOUSLY HAD NO BACK UP PLAN FOR THIS TYPE OF OCCURRANCE,BE IT WEATHER OR A PANDEMIC..I DO BELIEVE THEY WILL NOT BE GETTING BOOKINGS ANYTIME SOON..