| Jan 8, 2011
| 8:55 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ( KTLA) A bomb threat scribbled inside a magazine aboard an Atlanta-bound passenger jet forced the plane's captain to abort take-off and return to the gate.
According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, a passenger found the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:27 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Spirit Airlines announced $9 flights to Las Vegas for a limited time to promote their new daily service from San Diego to the Nevada gambling mecca.
In a news conference at Lindbergh Field, company officials announced that the budget airline...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of trying to sell President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat, and now a discount airline hopes to cash in on the former Illinois governor’s sweeping convictions Monday in his federal corruption retrial....
| Jul 10, 2011
If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Spirit Airlines went right into American Airlines’ backyard Thursday and started offering non-stop flights between Dallas and Chicago, two of American’s hub cities.
The first Spirit Airlines flight between Chicago and Dallas pulled into DFW...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:34 AM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Spirit Airlines, known for little leg room, charging for some carry on bags and shockingly cheap fares, begins non-stop service today between O'Hare International Airport and Orlando. Spirit will depart Chicago daily at 7:30 a.m. (arriving 11 a.m.) and...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Southwest Airlines is the low fare airline, or is it? The no frills discount carrier is not the cheapest anymore when it comes to many flights.
According to the Department of Transportation, the average ticket price for Southwest has increased 39...
| Jan 4, 2009
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...