Spirit Airlines cancels flights for fifth day

For the fifth day this week, Spirit Airlines has canceled flights due to technology issues and a staff shortage.

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According to FlightAware, Spirit canceled 381 flights so far on Thursday, or nearly half of all its flights.

The airline said it “sincerely apologizes” for widespread outages that have led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights since Sunday.

According to Spirit Airlines spokesperson Erik Hofmeyer, the airline is working to provide refunds for the hundreds of travelers throughout the country who were affected.

Spirit recommends that passengers check their email for updated flight information before heading to the airport. There is a new chat function on Spirit’s website that may provide more information for travelers.