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  • 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,......
  • Airline profit margins and revenue from fees soar

     
    Airline profit margins in the second quarter of 2010 were the highest since 2002, according to financial data released Monday. But the numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics were no surprise to airline analysts, who noted that......
  • $9 flights from LA to Las Vegas -- with a catch

     
    Florida-based Spirit Airlines is once again offering one-way flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for the low, low price of $9. But before you pack your bags, be warned that the deal offered by the ultra-low-cost air carrier includes......
  • Australian court ruling will allow Qantas Airways to fly again

     
    Friendly Skies: an arbitration court overrules airline strike, freeing Quantas Airways to refly the friendly skies...
  • Spirit Airlines boosts fee for booking domestic flights online

     
    Florida-based Spirit Airlines, the only airline in the nation to charge passengers for carry-on luggage, now charges nearly $34 to book a round-trip flight online. Spirit has long promoted itself as the ultra low-budget airline that offers fares as low......