Dozens of passengers found themselves stranded at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday night after missing their connecting flights.
Miramar-based Spirit Airlines is in discussions with Miami-Dade County to begin regular domestic and international service at Miami International Airport.
More than 100 flights were cancelled in Miami-Dade and Broward Wednesday and scores more were delayed as a massive winter storm socking the south and northeast wreaked havoc on people’s travel plans.
Spirit Airlines has made a habit of creative advertising using some of the latest news stories. A few weeks ago, the Airlines had some fun with an ad that poked fun at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his crack. But Spirit’s ad that dealt with bullying and football, ran afoul of the NFL Players Association.
A Spirit Airlines jet headed to Fort Lauderdale had to return to Chicago Airport after the engine cover fell off shortly after take off.
Hundreds of Spirit Airlines passengers waited for hours at Fort-Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport after major flight delays. “It has been a disaster,” said Rafael Hernandez who was trying to get home to Chicago.
Spirit Airlines announced Friday that it plans to stay in South Florida for the foreseeable future.
Passengers on a Spirit Airlines flight bound for Las Vegas Friday morning got a scare when the plane had to return to Fort Lauderdale International Airport.
The airline industry has undergone massive consolidation in the last few years and so far, the airlines that have merged aren’t producing good results when it comes to passenger satisfaction.
A Spirit Airlines jet headed for Fort Lauderdale was held on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport due to a passenger threat on Monday.