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  • Spirit Airlines to charge $100 for carry-on bags

    Spirit Airlines to charge $100 for carry-on bags
  • Airline wants to charge for carry-ons? No problem

    Airline wants to charge for carry-ons? No problem
    When Spirit Airlines broke new ground by announcing that it will charge passengers $45 for carry-on bags starting Aug.1, I took it as a personal challenge. I had to prove I could travel without even a carry-on. The answer is in what the airlines call a...
  • Strategies to stretch your travel dollars in '09

    Strategies to stretch your travel dollars in '09
    The economic tailspin ensures that 2009 will be a travel year like no other. We're already seeing hefty discounts, but beyond that, who knows? So rather than deliver dubious prognostications about prices and trends, I offer five New Year's resolutions...
  • Airline nickel-and-diming: Where does it end?

     
    Pretty soon, the add-on fees for flying will be more than the airline ticket itself. In recent months, cash-strapped and fuel-cost-soaked airlines have raised and added fees for just about everything. There have been fees for checked bags and fees......
  • Travel updates on Haiti earthquake

     
    The huge earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday promises to heavily disrupt travel. The airport has been closed, roads are blocked and at least one hotel was damaged, newspapers and wire services reported today. Spirit Airlines said it was contacting relief...
  • Seen Peru yet? Spirit Airlines’ cheap flights LAX-Lima for summer

     
    Airfare Watchdog on Thursday morning tipped us off to an amazing airfare deal to Peru: flights between Los Angeles and Lima for $233 roundtrip, including taxes.  Maybe one reason for the low price is that the ancient Inca ruins at Machu Picchu, a...
  • That's the Spirit? After strike, airline uses crude oil spill promotion

     
    Spirit Airlines is known for irreverent, bordering on tasteless, marketing campaigns. Click here to see their latest: The "Check out the oil on our beaches" promotion. After a five-day pilots strike that disrupted the plans of thousands of stranded...
  • Spirit Airlines says: ‘Check Out the Oil on Our Beaches’

     
    Sometimes, a disaster brings out the best in people. Sometimes, not so much. The Gulf oil spill seems to have set off a particularly bad outbreak of foot-in-mouth disease BP's chief executive, Tony Hayward, wanted his “life back.”  BP's...
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  • Spirit moved them to do the right thing

     
    When Spirit Airlines announced early this month that it would charge passengers up to $45 for a carry-on bag, the Sentinel's editorial board considered expressing its outrage. I'm one of its writers and I certainly wanted it to. I...
  • Spirit announces 'pre-reclined' seats that don't adjust

     
    Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based air carrier that recently announced a $45 fee for carry-on bags, has launched another change that my not sit well with passengers. The air carrier's latest money-saving idea is a seat that passengers cannot adjust. The.....