Spirit blames pilot ‘work slowdown’ for major schedule disruptions

Credit: Rob Finlayson
[UPDATED] Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Spirit Airlines’ request for a temporary restraining order compelling its pilots to cease what the ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) called “a pervasive illegal work slowdown” has been granted by a US federal court. Spirit filed a lawsuit May 8 in a US district...

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