>>Spirit Passengers Report Strike As Flights Are Delayed
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) -- A staffing shortage could be affecting dozens some airline passengers. Spirit Airlines canceled dozens of flights yesterday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and some passengers said they heard that pilots and flight attendants went on strike. Spirit and the Air Line Pilots Association both deny there's a strike, and Spirit blames the cancellations on weather and what it calls operational challenges. An editor for Airliners.net tells the Sun Sentinel his sources tell him there aren't enough people to load and unload the planes.