Spirit ground stop leads to frustrated travelers

Spirit Airlines has resumed normal operations after issuing a temporary ground stop on Monday afternoon, according to airline officials.”We implemented a temporary ground stop for upcoming flights because safety is our top priority,” the airline stated in an earlier Facebook post. “We’re working with our partner to restore connectivity as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused our Guests and will provide updates as we work toward resolving this issue.”The airline said the stop was brought on by “temporary IT issues that impacted our website and other systems, creating some delays and cancellations.” WSVN reports the ground stop led to frustrated travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.“It’s the worst Valentine’s Day,” said flyer Jessica Torres. “Was delayed, delayed, and then we were on the plane. They canceled when they were on the plane.”Gabriela Wesnofske said the delays were unfair, and the trip was important to her. She was bringing her daughter on a surprise trip to see family. emotional because it’s hard. It took me five years to go back to my country and first time bringing my baby,” said Wesnofske.Police were called because many people were upset and shouting. “They say they don’t have another flight. They say they will return our money. I don’t want a return. I want to go to Peru,” said Wesnofske.

Spirit Airlines has resumed normal operations after issuing a temporary ground stop on Monday afternoon, according to airline officials.

“We implemented a temporary ground stop for upcoming flights because safety is our top priority,” the airline stated in an earlier Facebook post. “We’re working with our partner to restore connectivity as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused our Guests and will provide updates as we work toward resolving this issue.”

The airline said the stop was brought on by “temporary IT issues that impacted our website and other systems, creating some delays and cancellations.”

WSVN reports the ground stop led to frustrated travelers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

“It’s the worst Valentine’s Day,” said flyer Jessica Torres. “Was delayed, delayed, and then we were on the plane. They canceled when they were on the plane.”

Gabriela Wesnofske said the delays were unfair, and the trip was important to her. She was bringing her daughter on a surprise trip to see family.

“I’m really emotional. I’m really emotional because it’s hard. It took me five years to go back to my country and first time bringing my baby,” Wesnofske said.

Police were called because many people were upset and shouting.

“They say they don’t have another flight. They say they will return our money. I don’t want a return. I want to go to Peru,” said Wesnofske.

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