Allegiant customers stuck overnight after long delays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Officials at McGhee Tyson Airport said folks hoping to fly to Newark, New Jersey, Sunday night were experiencing some "long delays."

Flight #942 was scheduled to head out by 7:00 Sunday night, but was later canceled.

A representative with McGhee Tyson Airport said Allegiant is offering customers vouchers, hotel stays and transportation to those area hotels.

The flight was rescheduled for Monday morning at about 10:45 a.m. and ended up departing around 10:53 a.m., according to a McGhee Tyson Airport spokesperson.

WVLT News reached out to Allegiant Airlines to see what caused the delay.