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Florida: 3 Arrested in Airport Revolt After Spirit Airlines Canceled Flights

HeadlineMay 10, 2017
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In Florida, at least three people were arrested when passengers staged a revolt at the Fort Lauderdale airport Monday after Spirit Airlines canceled nine flights, stranding hundreds of people. Spirit canceled the flights in part because the airline company is also facing resistance from its pilots over poor working conditions, low pay, lack of profit sharing and the company’s attempts to slow down contract negotiations.

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