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  • Airlines add fees to print boarding passes, escort young fliers

    Airlines add fees to print boarding passes, escort young fliers
    Fees charged to airline passengers generated $31.5 billion for 59 of the world’s biggest airlines last year, so it should come as no surprise that carriers continue to add new fees to the cost of flying. Starting Sept. 1, Las Vegas-based Allegiant...
  • Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights

    Cramped seats and angry passengers lead to diverted flights
    Amy Fine wanted to nap on Delta flight 2370, from New York to Palm Beach, Fla., so she laid her head on the tray table. The passenger in front of her wanted to relax with some knitting. She reclined her seat — smacking Fine's head and sparking...
  • 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...
  • Price about to increase for Calder's Conine tourney

    Price about to increase for Calder's Conine tourney
     If you're planning on playing in the Third Annual Jeff Conine Celebrity Poker Classic, you can save $50 if you sign up through Friday.   The tournament returns to Calder Casino & Race Course, on Sunday, Sept. 29. The baseball-themed reception begins at...
  • Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11

    Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11
    Copa Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama four times a week starting July 11, the carrier announced Wednesday. Fort Lauderdale will be Copa's fourth destination in Florida and its tenth in the U.S. The airline...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue eyeing more new routes from Lauderdale airport

    JetBlue Airways is aiming to add more routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as part of its goal to grow its presence from 65 daily flights to 100 flights, CEO Dave Barger told the Sun Sentinel Thursday before speaking at an event...
  • Spirit reaches new tentative agreement with flight attendants

    Spirit reaches new tentative agreement with flight attendants
    Miramar-based low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Friday that it's reached a tentative agreement for a new five-year contract with its flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA).  The tentative contract is...
  • Spirit renews, expands lease for Miramar headquarters

    Spirit renews, expands lease for Miramar headquarters
    Spirit Airlines has signed a new  decade-long lease for its Miramar headquarters at 2800 Executive Way and is expanding operations into an additional 14,625-square foot of office space in the Miramar Park of Commerce, officials announced Friday. In...
  • Spirit reaches tentative deal with flight attendants

    After nearly seven years of negotiations, Spirit Airlines may have averted another major strike. On Friday, the low-cost carrier announced it had reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract with its approximately 1,300 flight attendants. The...
  • Shooting at LAX: TSA agent, alleged gunman wounded

    A Transportation Security Administration agent and a suspect were wounded in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, sources told the Los Angeles Times. Law enforcement officers were flooding the airport, authorities said, and...