By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After days of delays and millions of travelers expecting to fly Spirit Airlines, the cost-cutting carrier is focusing on the future.

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They are expecting to operate on a reduced schedule through the end of September.

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The decision comes after waves of flight cancellations in August disrupted the travel plans for many.

Spirit blames continued staffing problems for its decision to reduce flights.

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Spirit added that they have also seen a rise in customers cancelling reservations due to COVID-19.