Strike ends, Spirit Airlines to resume flights Friday

    The union representing striking pilots at Spirit Airlines says a tentative agreement has been reached. According to the airline’s website, flights will resume on Friday, June 18.

    By Megan Kole

    The union representing striking pilots at Spirit Airlines says a tentative agreement has been reached. According to the airline’s website, flights will resume on Friday, June 18.

    Atlantic City International Airport has been reeling from the strike which began with a walk-out last Saturday. 26 daily flights from the airport have been suspended.

    Sharon Gordon of the South Jersey Transportation Authority runs the airport. Gordon says it’s too early to quote a dollar amount of the money lost.

    “I can tell you that almost every aspect of the operation of an airport is affected,” says Gordon. “From the landing fees, from our concessions here at the airport, Samuel Adams, Hudson News – all of the operating entities that support passenger comfort and the amenities at the airport.”

    Spirit Airlines is the largest carrier out of Atlantic City.

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