Spirit Airlines to resume operations tomorrow following a tentative agreement

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) and its pilots, represented by the Airline Pilots Association, International (ALPA) announced yesterday (June 16) that they reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. The contract, which was unanimously recommended by the union’s leadership, is subject to ratification by the pilot membership which is planned for July.

Pending ratification, Spirit’s pilots are returning to work, and the airline will resume operations on Friday, June 18.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A319-132 N503NK (msn 2470) taxies to the active runway at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood base.