16-Jun-2010 10:52 AM

Spirit flights cancelled until 17-Jun-2010

Spirit Airlines and its pilots, represented by the Air Lines Pilots Association (ALPA), resumed contract negotiations on 15-Jun-2010 in a bid to end a four-day strike which grounded the carrier (AP/South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 15-Jun-2010). Meanwhile, Spirit issued furlough notices to 600 flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, with the attendants to remain furloughed until the end of the pilots strike. Spirit also announced the cancellation of services through to 17-Jun-2010. [more - Spirit

The US Airline Pilots Association (USAPA), representing the pilots of US Airways, also announced support for Spirit Airlines’ pilots, following the strike. [more - USAPA]