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When Frontier Airlines canceled a flight, 13 strangers took to the road

ROB SCHMITZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rob Schmitz.

You're going home after a long trip; the flight gets canceled. Happened all of us, right? Earlier this month, Frontier Airlines canceled a flight from Orlando to Knoxville, and the next one was two days later. A group of passengers decided they didn't want to wait. They told The Washington Post that 13 of them chipped in $60 each to rent a van and drove all night to Knoxville. A TikTok video went viral. Now even Hollywood is asking about movie rights.

It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.