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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bag fees rise at Spirit Airlines on Jan. 1

    Bag fees rise at Spirit Airlines on Jan. 1
    Spirit Airlines, the carrier with 72 different passenger fees in eight categories, is raising its baggage fees in the new year. The "good" news is that the increase is only $1 per bag and only for fees you pay online when you book your flight. Spirit'...
  • Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold

    Heavy snow comes first, followed by dangerous cold
    Officials expect between 8 and 10 inches of snow to cover the Chicago area by early Sunday evening, right before dangerously low temperatures set in for the beginning of the work week. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning...
  • Flying in 100 years? Nobody knows

    Flying in 100 years? Nobody knows
    On January 1, 1914, the first commercial flight in history took one paying passenger across Tampa Bay, from St. Petersburg to Tampa, in a two-seat seaplane. Several industry leaders took note of the coincident 100th anniversary of flight and this New...
  • 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...
  • Frontier adds passenger fees

    With new passenger fees, 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 $20 to $50 to carry on a bag and $3 to $15 to preselect a seat....
  • Spirit tops in profitability, leads in complaints

    Spirit Airlines ranked among the world's most profitable airlines in 2013, according to an Airline Weekly profitability ranking released Monday. The Miramar-based low-cost carrier was No. 2 with a 17 percent operating profit margin, following Panama's...