FOX Business Flash top headlines for April 11
Here are your FOX Business Flash top headlines for April 11.
JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines were forced to cancel and delay a slew of flights over the weekend due to ongoing staffing woes and bad weather that impacted operations.
From Friday through Sunday, JetBlue had 486 cancellations, about 16% of its flight schedule, and 1,556 delayed arrivals, about half its flight schedule, according to a flight tracker FlightAware.
During that same time, Spirit Airlines had 311 cancellations, about 13% of its flight schedule, and 934 delayed arrivals, which accounted for 40% of its flight schedule.
|JBLU||JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORP.||11.90||-0.19||-1.57%|
|SAVE||SPIRIT AIRLINES INC.||26.25||-0.26||-0.98%|
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It's the latest woe for the two airlines, which are beginning merger talks after JetBlue submitted a bid to buy Spirit earlier this month.