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  • Spirit Airlines places ads, not coin locks, on lavatories

     
    Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based air carrier that recently introduced fees for carry-on bags and unveiled seats that don't adjust, announced Tuesday that it would post advertisements in the lavatories. The airline already has ads on the planes' bulkhead...
  • Are carry-on bag fees hurting Spirit Airlines?

     
    Is Spirit Airlines feeling a backlash from travelers since the ultra low-cost Florida airline announced in April that it would begin charging a fee for some carry-on bags? It depends on who you ask. TripAdvisor, the travel guide and research......
  • Spirit Airlines strike shows limits of travel insurance

     
    Thousands of Spirit Airlines passengers, stranded by a pilots strike, may be getting a painful lesson in the limits of of travel insurance. And with the budget carrier canceling service through at least Tuesday, more fliers will be looking at their...
  • Consumer Confidential: Spirit strike, health-care woes, soda taxes

     
    Here's your Dial-M-for-Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Spirit Airlines, which flies twice daily out of LAX, has canceled all flights through Wednesday because its pilots are on strike. Flyboys (and gals) at the discount carrier.......
  • Spirit to resume operations at OIA with San Juan flight Friday

     
    After resolving a contract dispute with its pilots' union, Spirit Airlines is set to take flight again at Orlando International Airport on Friday. The first Spirit flight to resume at OIA will be Flight 887 to San Juan at 5:01 a.m. Friday, said airport...
  • Hunter or nurturer? Some lessons for Father's Day

     
    Dads are supposed to demonstrate strength and power; moms are supposed to provide nurturing and tenderness. Isn't that how it goes? That, at any rate, has been one traditional attitude. But the recent crop of books on fatherhood -- just......
  • Community comes together to help Spirit’s passengers

     
    It's refreshing to see the community coming together for a good  cause. After reading about a group of Puerto Ricans stranded at the Orlando International Airport by Spirit Airlines, A Poinciana resident who wishes to remain anonymous decided he had to...
  • 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...
  • Passenger group urges boycott of Spirit Airlines over carry-on fee

     
    A Washington, D.C.-based passenger-rights group is calling for the boycott of an airline that plans to charge passengers for bringing carry-on bags on the plane. Beginning with flights that depart Aug.1, Florida-based Spirit Airlines plans to charge...
  • Consumer Confidential: Paying by cellphone, paying for carry-on bags

     
    Here's your thoroughly modern Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --AT&T and Verizon want to do away with plastic. The telecom giants hope a new generation of even smarter smart phones will replace credit and debit cards,......
  • Consumer Confidential: Spirit service, Toyota profit, coffee prices

     
    Here's your wherefore-art-thou Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Spirit Airlines, which has pioneered fees for carry-on bags, is now weighing a new charge: fees to speak with a human being. The airline's CEO, Ben Baldanza,......