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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence

    Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence
    None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line — and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be. By now, you know about last...
  • Airline and cruise line executives join 'Ice Bucket' challenge

    Fundraisers On Monday, Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza participated in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of the illness, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Baldanza lost his mother to ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a...
  • Spirit, flight attendants reach tentative new contract agreement

    In coming months, Spirit Airlines flight attendants will have another chance to vote on a new tentative contract agreement reached with management on Thursday. In February, the unionized flight attendants rejected an earlier tentative agreement reached...
  • Air passengers may pay 8 times as much as their seatmates, study finds

    On a recent vacation trip to Canada, Gina Kano couldn’t help thinking that she probably paid more for her ticket than other passengers on the plane. “And there is no way to know why,” the marketing executive from Los Angeles said....
  • Airfares could jump 30 percent soon for Labor Day travel, Fly.com data show

    As Labor Day nears, South Floridians planning to jet away for the holiday weekend who haven't purchased plane tickets yet could be facing a dramatic jump in airfares soon, according to travel website Fly.com. Data from last year show that for Fort...
  • Best airline rewards program? For some, it's JetBlue, report says

    JetBlue Airways came in tops followed by Southwest and Alaska airlines in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 rankings of airline rewards programs released Tuesday. The magazine looked at ticket prices, how easy it is to earn rewards, and the number of...
  • Frontier launching routes from West Palm Beach this fall

    Frontier Airlines plans to launch new service from West Palm Beach to Denver, Washington D.C. and Trenton, N.J. later this year as part of 10 new routes announced Wednesday. The new nonstop flights between Palm Beach International Airport and Denver...
  • 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...