Today: 19-04-2024

Spirit Airlines is canceling flights to conduct inspections on 25 of its aircraft, which will be out of service for several days

The budget airline stated that it plans to "conduct necessary checks on a small portion of our 25 aircraft." Spirit said it took this step "out of an abundance of caution" but did not provide further details.

The airline stated that it will take several days for its network to return to normal operations. Based in Florida, the airline had 202 aircraft as of October 1. According to the flight tracking website FlightAware, Spirit canceled 98 flights on Friday, which accounts for 11% of its scheduled flights.

Spirit advised passengers with upcoming flights to check their email, the company's website, and app before heading to the airport.