Inaugural flight from Green Bay to Orlando canceled

Credit: NBC 26 Wisconsin
Published on November 15, 2019 - Duration: 01:56s

Inaugural flight from Green Bay to Orlando canceled

There was excitement Thursday morning at Green Bay's Austin Straubel International Airport for the launching of a new nonstop flight, but things did not go as planned.

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Inaugural flight from Green Bay to Orlando canceled

ORLANDO ARE STILLIN GREEN BAYTONIGHT..THE INAUGURALNON-STOP FLIGHTCANCELLED.NBC 26'S MATTJARCHOW IS INSTUDIO TONIGHT TOEXPLAIN WHATHAPPENED.MATT?FLIGHTS GO IN ANDOUT OF AUSTINSTRAUBEL EVERYDAY..BUT FEW COMEWITH THEENTHUSIASM OF THISONE..TODAY WASFRONTIER AIRLINES'FIRST NONSTOPFLIGHT FROM GREENBAY TO ORLANDO..ATLEAST..IT WASSUPPOSED TO BE..IT CAME WITH ALLKINDS OFEXCITEMENT..CARISSA SEMENAK,GREEN BAY 32:37"This is fantastic."MOUSE EARS..EVENBREAKFAST..CARISSA SEMENAK,GREEN BAY 33:02"They really went all outfor this first flight."A CHANCE TO LEAVE AGREEN BAY WINTERBEHIND..AND GET TO SUNNYAND 75.BRITTANY FORSBERG,GREEN BAY 35:07"I think it's really exciting."FORSBERG WAS ONEOF AROUND 180PASSENGERS WITH ATICKET ON FRONTIERAIRLINES' INAUGURALNONSTOP FLIGHTFROM GREEN BAY TOORLANDO.BUT AS THE MINUTESPASSED BY..EXCITMENT TURNEDTO CONFUSION..ANDFRUSTRATION.BRITTANY FORSBERG,GREEN BAY 18:57"People started gettingalerts on your phone - youcould hear it's pushed until10:30, it's pushed untilnoon."A BIRD HAD GOTTENINTO AN ENGINE..THE FLIGHT WASLATER CANCELLED..VACATION PLANSCHANGED.BRITTANY FORSBERG,GREEN BAY"Losing out on a fewhundred dollars even justfrom losing today from ourhotel and those withDisney Park tickets, wehad anticipated going."AND FORSBERGENDED HERDAY..RIGHT WHERE ITBEGAN.BRITTANY FORSBERG,GREEN BAY 21:13"Walking back out of theairport was a littledaunting thinking wewould have the nice warmhumid air."WE DID GET ASTATEMENT FROMFRONTIER AIRLINESTODAY..A SPOKESPERSONAPOLOGIZED FOR THEINCONVENIENCE..ANDSAID ALL CUSTOMERSON THAT FLIGHT CANREBOOK FORANOTHER ONETOMORROW..OR GETA REFUND.MATT JARCHOW,NBC26.

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