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  • How well did your favorite airline respond to customer calls, tweets during Hurricane Irene?

    When a major storm is approaching many airline customers naturally wonder whether the bad weather will lead to flight delays or cancellations. And that was the case during Hurricane Irene. A consumer survey by STELLAService shows how the call centers...
  • On the Spot: Dissecting Spirit Airline's carry-on luggage fees

    On the Spot: Dissecting Spirit Airline's carry-on luggage fees
    Question: I took a trip to Las Vegas last month on Spirit Airlines. The tickets were expensive, but I didn't have time to book ahead of time. What upset me, though, is that the airline charged me $40 each way for carry-on luggage, which was stored...
  • Allegiant Air Adds Carry-on Fee

    Allegiant Air Adds Carry-on Fee
    Keep your carry-ons small if you're flying with Allegiant Air. Starting today, if your bag doesn't fit under the seat, you're going to pay for it. The airline is now charging between $10 and $35 for carry-on luggage stored in overhead bins on flights...
  • Spirit Airlines' flight attendants rally for new contract

    More than 130 Spirit Airlines flight attendants and their supporters rallied outside the airline's Miramar headquarters on Tuesday to protest the slow pace of contract negotiations. The group carried signs declaring "Contract now or chaos later" and...
  • JetBlue, WestJet Shrink Leg Room for Coach Seats

    JetBlue, WestJet Shrink Leg Room for Coach Seats
    Call it the incredible shrinking legroom, or call it an airline seating trend. Whatever you want to call it, tall travelers should take note. JetBlue and Canada's WestJet are cutting legroom for some nonpremium seats. At the same time, they're increasing...
  • Second annual Conine Classic coming to Calder

    Second annual Conine Classic coming to Calder
    The Second Annual Jeff Conine Celebrity Poker Classic, which pairs sports celebrities with poker players, comes to Calder Casino & Race Course on Sept. 30. The tournament raises awareness and funds for the Conine Clubhouse at Joe DiMaggio Children’...
  • Airline to begin flights to Portland, Cabo San Lucas

    Airline to begin flights to Portland, Cabo San Lucas
    SAN DIEGO -- Budget carrier Spirit Airlines will begin a daily nonstop flight between San Diego and Portland in November, it announced Tuesday. Beginning Nov. 8, the flight will depart Oregon's largest city at 6:15 a.m. and arrive in San Diego at 8:45 a....
  • Man with saggy pants booted from plane after dispute

    Man with saggy pants booted from plane after dispute
    A man was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport over the weekend after he became "verbally abusive" to flight attendants who asked him to to pull up his sagging pants, an airline spokeswoman said. The man and the woman he...
  • Man kicked off plane for refusing to pull up pants

    Man kicked off plane for refusing to pull up pants
    We've come a long way from the days when flying was a luxury. From the cramped seats to the "unknowns" in our personal space, who can blame a fella for wanting to dress comfortably? From time to time, we're reminded that there is somewhat of a dress...
  • Elmhurst man arrested at O'Hare for theft of airplane's exit sign

    Elmhurst man arrested at O'Hare for theft of airplane's exit sign
    An Elmhurst man was arrested Saturday night at O'Hare International Airport after he ripped an exit sign off an aircraft he had just exited, police said. David Lipka, 29, of the 300 block of Scott Street in Elmhurst, was charged with theft and criminal...
  • Airline offering a Secret Service special to Colombia

    Airline offering a Secret Service special to Colombia
    Ever wonder what it's like to be a secret service agent? Well, thanks to Spirit Airlines, you can live the life for less than twenty bucks. The airline, known for its outlandish advertisements, is taking a stab a Secret Service agents accused of...