| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:48 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:59 AM
MORNING NEWS POLL: If Jay Cutler plays well, do you even care about his behavior?
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| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:40 PM
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’...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:03 PM
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....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:34 AM
A record 2.22 million passengers flew through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in July, a 0.8 percent increase to break the mark set in July 2011.
Southwest Airlines, BWI's largest carrier, served 1.29 million passengers in...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Just days after Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport learned it would lose three daily Southwest flights early next year, it rolled out the welcome mat for three new daily flights by Spirit Airlines.
The first flight arrived...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:24 PM
While American Airlines announced they’ll be making some major layoffs in South Florida, Spirit Airlines seems to be doing quite the opposite. In fact, they’re giving stuff away!
It was all part of the airline’s celebration for its...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:43 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:46 PM
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...