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  • Spirit Airlines to start flights between Chicago and Atlanta, New Orleans

    Spirit Airlines to start flights between Chicago and Atlanta, New Orleans
    Spirit Airlines will begin new non-stop service from Chicago O’Hare airport to Atlanta and New Orleans, the airline said Wednesday. Spirit, considered an ultra low-cost, few-frills carrier, will begin the Chicago-to-Atlanta flight on Nov. 2, and...
  • Spirit posts $65 million second-quarter profit

    Spirit Airlines profit soared in the second quarter, fueled by additional flights and higher passenger demand. Net income rose 54 percent to $64.8 million or 88 cents a share, compared to $42.1 million or 58 cents in the same quarter a year ago, the...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: July consumer confidence, S&P Case-Shiller home price index for May, Redbook and ICSC-Godlman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 28 Local earnings: A.M. Castle & Co., Anixter International Inc., Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Calamos Asset...
  • Spending: how to fly fee-free

    Fees for everything from checked baggage to a few extra inches of legroom account for a generous portion of airline revenue. But no airline levies fees with the same gusto as Spirit Airlines. In 2013, Spirit collected $276 million in baggage fees, or 17...
  • Hate Spirit Airlines? It wants to hug you (and control frills)

    Hate Spirit Airlines? It wants to hug you (and control frills)
    Spirit Airlines isn't feeling the passenger love. So the no-frills carrier says it wants to woo rather than antagonize customers. With a new logo, new slogan and a new tone, Spirit is out to better explain its low-price model and fees. "We know some...
  • Rule would make airlines clearly disclose bag fees, other charges

      Airlines and travel agents would be required to clearly spell out baggage and other fees to travelers under a rule proposed Wednesday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx proposed the rule, requiring airlines and travel agents to disclose...
  • Spirit Airlines: Seasonal West Palm Beach to Boston route on tap

    Spirit Airlines: Seasonal West Palm Beach to Boston route on tap
    Spirit Airlines plans to add seasonal nonstop service between West Palm Beach and Boston starting Nov. 21, the low-cost carrier announced Monday. The once-daily flight will depart Palm Beach International Airport at noon to arrive at Boston’s...
  • Spirit Airlines has fun with its new 'bare fare' marketing pitch

    Spirit Airlines has fun with its new 'bare fare' marketing pitch
    No airline gets more consumer complaints than Spirit. Hoping to change that, the Miramar-based airline launched a new marketing campaign Wednesday that's both informative and fun. The new "Less Money, More Go" campaign includes racy-but-fun videos to...
  • Study says airline mergers hurt customer satisfaction scores

    A national study on customer satisfaction suggests that passenger satisfaction ratings slump after airlines undergo a merger with another carrier. The nation's top airlines received a combined score of 69 on a 1-to-100 scale, below the average scores...
  • Spirit Airlines has the rudest flight attendants, survey says

    Florida-based Spirit Airlines has topped another unflattering ranking. A few weeks ago the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund analyzed complaint rates among passengers over the last five years. The ultra-low-cost carrier came out on...
  • Frontier Airlines adds more fees, shifts to ultra-low-fare model

    With the addition of new passenger fees, Denver-based Frontier Airlines took another step Monday in its shift toward refocusing itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier. Starting Monday, Frontier began to charge passengers from $20 to $50 to carry on a bag...