Spirit Airlines passenger brawl: 5 things to know

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Chaos broke out at the Fort Lauderdale-Holly International Airport after Spirit Airlines canceled several flights, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded and angry on Monday.

A total of nine flights were canceled because the airline claims its pilots refused to fly their scheduled flights. Here’s what to know about the Spirit Airlines brawl:

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1. The issue between the discount carrier and pilots stem from tense labor negotiations. Spirit Airlines, a discount carrier, said they have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Airline Pilots Association for "unlawful job action by Spirit pilots."

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