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Allegiant Airlines addresses numerous flight delays

Reasons for flight delays include lack of available staff, maintenance issues

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Allegiant Airlines released a statement about the delayed and canceled flights over the last two days, saying that flights were delayed for reasons including lack of available staff, maintenance issues and "operational issues."

"We apologize for the inconvenience to our passengers," the statement said. "All passengers were provided with food vouchers, hotel accommodations, the option to reschedule their flight to another in the Allegiant system and $100 off vouchers for future travel. Passengers who choose not to travel will be issued a full refund of the airfare portion of their itinerary."

Here are the explanations Allegiant gave for the flight delays.

Flight 632 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a maintenance issue. The flight operated as flight 5632 on March 27 and departed SFB at 3:37 p.m. local time with an estimated arrival time of 5:17 p.m. local time in HTS.

Flight 633 with scheduled service from Huntington Tri-State Airport (HTS) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a maintenance issue. The flight will operate as flight 5633 on March 27 with an estimated departure time of 5:39 p.m. local time in HTS.

Flight 772 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a maintenance issue. The flight operated as flight 5772 on March 27 and departed SFB at 2:30 p.m. local time with an estimated arrival time of 4:29 p.m. local time in FWA.

Flight 773 with scheduled service from Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a maintenance issue. The flight will operate as flight 5773 on March 27 with an estimated departure time of 5:28 p.m. local time in FWA.

Flight 1200 with scheduled service from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges drove crew time outs and availability. The flight operated as flight 5200 on March 27 and departed AVL at 12:11 p.m. local time and arrived at 1:46 p.m. local time in SFB.

Flight 1201 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges drove crew time outs and availability. The flight operated as flight 5201 on March 27 and departed SFB at 10:00 a.m. local time and arrived at 11:19 a.m. local time in AVL.

Flight 1300 with scheduled service from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges drove crew time out and availability. The flight operated as flight 5300 on March 27 and departed CVG at 3:20 p.m. local time with an estimated arrival time of 5:24 p.m. in SFB.

Flight 1301 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) was rescheduled from March 26 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges drove crew time outs and availability. The flight operated as flight 5301 on March 27 and departed SFB at 12:23 p.m. local time and arrived at 2:15 p.m. local time in CVG.

Flight 604 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time out and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5604 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 7:20 a.m. local time in SFB.

Flight 605 with scheduled service from Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5605 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 9:21 a.m. local time in BMI.

Flight 786 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5786 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 1:20 p.m. local time in SFB.​

Flight 787 with scheduled service from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5787 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 12:45 p.m. local time in XNA.​

Flight 756 with scheduled service from Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5756 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 7:56 a.m. local time in SFB.​

Flight 757 with scheduled service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5757 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 9:58 a.m. local time in AUS.

Flight 894 with scheduled service from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) to Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5894 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 2:20 p.m. local time in PIE.​

Flight 895 with scheduled service from Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5895 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 5:36 p.m. local time in IAG.​

Flight 1602 with scheduled service from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5602 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 3:00 p.m. local time in PGD.​​

Flight 1603 with scheduled service from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) was rescheduled from March 27 due to a lack of available crews. Operational challenges, including diversions overnight due to an issue with runway lights at SFB, drove crew time outs and availability. The flight will now operate as flight 5603 on March 28 with an estimated time of departure of 5:14 p.m. local time in CAK.​​