A Spirit pilot and flight attendant describe flying empty planes around the country and being stranded for days last week amid the airline’s meltdown: ‘It was like being lost in space’ – Business Insider August 12, 2021

I saw this recently on Business Insider – A Spirit pilot and flight attendant describe flying empty planes around the country and being stranded for days last week amid the airline’s meltdown: ‘It was like being lost in space’: https://www.businessinsider.com/spirit-pilot-and-flight-attendant-describe-working-amid-the-meltdown-2021-8. Slightly longer article.

Hannah Towey August 12, 2021

Spirit Airlines canceled over 2,000 flights last week because of a poorly timed combination of bad weather, system outages, and staffing issues.

The cancellations caused some pilots to fly empty planes across the country while flight attendants were left stranded for days, two Spirit staffers said.  

“If you can’t track and see in the IT system where your crew members are, then how are you going to schedule to move them anywhere?” said a flight attendant who was stranded in a major Northeastern city for four days.

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2 Responses to A Spirit pilot and flight attendant describe flying empty planes around the country and being stranded for days last week amid the airline’s meltdown: ‘It was like being lost in space’ – Business Insider August 12, 2021

  1. Pingback: Lisa Marie’s Week In Review: 8/9/21 — 8/15/21 | Through the Shattered Lens

  2. SLIMJIM says:

    It was really bad from reading about it on the news

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