No, this is not a prison riot; this is an airport checkin.
Traveling these days is stressful and not very fun.
It seems like a wild west mentality has taken over this method of transportation, where everyone has to ‘fend for themselves’.
Spirit Airlines cancelled 11 flights Monday night and 26 were delayed at the Florida hub.
As you may imagine, this caused some customers to be very upset.
Especially since Spirit Airlines does not like to refund tickets.
Several passengers started a riot at the checkin counter while clashing with police.
Furious passengers lashed out at police, were thrown to the floor and arrested during chaotic scenes at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Several people were detained during ugly confrontations with law enforcement when 11 Spirit Airlines flights were cancelled and 26 were delayed at the Florida hub on Monday night.
The group of passengers who clashed with cops were angry because the last-minute disruptions meant they would miss a graduation ceremony.
A mob of irate customers began beating the counters and screaming at staff, prompting airline employees to call the police.
Shocking footage shows people shouting as they are dragged from the terminal building.
Read more: Daily Mail
Everyone who is traveling has plans and a reason to be at the airport that day.
Simply put, they don’t want their plans interrupted because the airline couldn’t get their sh*t together.
That has to be one of the most annoying things in the world.
However, did Spirit’s cancellations give these passengers the ‘right’ to behave in such a manner?
Did the cops perform their best to deescalate the situation?
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