Spirit Cancels All Flights To New York Area, Flight Schedules Slashed As Coronavirus Pandemic Widens

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Spirit Airlines has canceled all flights in and out of the greater New York area this week. They're the first airline to take the step, even as others continue limited service to some of the worst-effected areas.

While the industry continues to struggle, some flights have been so consolidated that passengers may find it difficult to keep a healthy distance.

Seth Kaplan, transportation analyst for Here & Now, talks with host Robin Young about how the airline industry has changed during the widening pandemic.

This segment aired on April 1, 2020.


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