A cruise can be canceled for a variety of reasons, including:The cruise ship is too crowded or full to allow for the same number of people on boardThe cruise line’s fleet is overbookedThe cruise is canceled for any reason.
AirTran is currently operating with approximately 6,000 passengers on its ships, according to company data.
That’s down from an average of more than 15,000 in 2014, according the company’s website.
The cruise industry is struggling with its aging fleet.
According to cruise line consultant Cruise Ship Line, the average cruise ship has a fleet of about 8,500 passengers.
That number will decline to 4,000 by 2025, Cruise Ship Lines CEO Tom Sperl said in a statement.
According to AirTrav, its cruise fleet is projected to fall by at least 30 percent over the next decade.