| Sep 10, 2014
Spirit Airlines saw a 14.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) in August compared with the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based company announced Monday.
The low-cost airline's capacity, or available seat miles, also rose 15....
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Fees charged to airline passengers generated $31.5 billion for 59 of the world’s biggest airlines last year, so it should come as no surprise that carriers continue to add new fees to the cost of flying.
Starting Sept. 1, Las Vegas-based Allegiant...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Amy Fine wanted to nap on Delta flight 2370, from New York to Palm Beach, Fla., so she laid her head on the tray table.
The passenger in front of her wanted to relax with some knitting. She reclined her seat — smacking Fine's head and sparking...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:54 PM
None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line — and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be.
By now, you know about last...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:49 AM
SEATTLE (Reuters) - U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday.
The results suggest that the U.S. airline...
| Aug 20, 2014
On Monday, Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza participated in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of the illness, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Baldanza lost his mother to ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:02 AM
On a recent vacation trip to Canada, Gina Kano couldn’t help thinking that she probably paid more for her ticket than other passengers on the plane.
“And there is no way to know why,” the marketing executive from Los Angeles said....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:43 AM
As Labor Day nears, South Floridians planning to jet away for the holiday weekend who haven't purchased plane tickets yet could be facing a dramatic jump in airfares soon, according to travel website Fly.com.
Data from last year show that for Fort...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:36 PM
In coming months, Spirit Airlines flight attendants will have another chance to vote on a new tentative contract agreement reached with management on Thursday.
In February, the unionized flight attendants rejected an earlier tentative agreement reached...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Frontier Airlines plans to launch new service from West Palm Beach to Denver, Washington D.C. and Trenton, N.J. later this year as part of 10 new routes announced Wednesday.
The new nonstop flights between Palm Beach International Airport and Denver...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:15 AM
JetBlue Airways came in tops followed by Southwest and Alaska airlines in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 rankings of airline rewards programs released Tuesday. The magazine looked at ticket prices, how easy it is to earn rewards, and the number of...