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Spring Breakers stuck in Florida after flight delays

plane so many airplanes are in line on the runway waiting for take off
so many airplanes are in line on the runway waiting for take off

Thousands of Spring breakers stuck in South Florida after flights home were canceled.

Bad weather and technical problems led to the cancellations this weekend at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, PBIA and MIA.

Airlines canceled and delayed more than 10,000 Saturday and Sunday flights because of storms in Florida and a technology issue at Southwest Airlines.

More than 3,400 flights have been canceled and 8,800 flights delayed this weekend as of 3:15 p.m. ET Sunday, according to flight tracker FlightAware.
Some passengers say they were told their flights were cancelled after they arrived at the airport and that it could take days before they can reboard.

JetBlue canceled 25% of its Sunday flights after canceling 15% of its flights on Saturday, according to FlightAware.

American Airlines canceled 364 Saturday flights and 211 Sunday flights.

Passengers on all airlines should check their flight status before heading to the airport Sunday.

Spirit airlines, which has its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, has had the highest percentage of weekend cancellations grounding 27% of its Saturday and Sunday flights, according to FlightAware.

Southwest says it is back on track, but JetBlue is still experiencing cancellations.