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  • Carry-on bag fee at Spirit Airlines a success, analyst says

     
    Florida-based Spirit Airlines took a heap of criticism last summer when it announced that it was going to be the first — and so far only — airline to charge passengers up to $45 in extra fees to pack carry-on......
  • Travel updates on Haiti earthquake

     
    The huge earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday promises to heavily disrupt travel. The airport has been closed, roads are blocked and at least one hotel was damaged, newspapers and wire services reported today. Spirit Airlines said it was contacting relief...
  • Seen Peru yet? Spirit Airlines’ cheap flights LAX-Lima for summer

     
    Airfare Watchdog on Thursday morning tipped us off to an amazing airfare deal to Peru: flights between Los Angeles and Lima for $233 roundtrip, including taxes.  Maybe one reason for the low price is that the ancient Inca ruins at Machu Picchu, a...
  • Spirit Airlines to charge for carry-on bags? Are you insane?

     
    So, if Southwest Airlines is positioning itself as the good guys for not charging for luggage, Miramar, Fla.-based Spirit Airlines is making a big push for the bad guy role. Spirit announced today that it will start charging passengers for carry-on bags,...
  • More than a million 1-cent fares on Spirit Airlines — plus new fees for carry-ons

     
    It sounds a bit like a belated April Fools joke, but it's not. As if they were channeling Ryanair, the Irish airline known for mind-boggling deals, Spirit Airlines has reduced some fares to only one cent — plus the cost for taxes and fuel (yes, fuel!).....
  • Spirit Airlines adds fee for carry-on bags

     
    Spirit Airlines, the low-cost carrier based in Florida, announced Tuesday that it will charge passengers up to $45 for each piece of carry-on luggage. The move is a departure from other airlines that have added or increased fees to check......
  • Spirit Airlines' $45 carry-on fee doesn't sit well with Times readers

     
    By now you've heard that Spirit Airlines, the low-fare carrier based in Florida, announced it will begin charging passengers as much as $45 for each piece of carry-on luggage.Yes, carry-on luggage. Luggage that is typically stored free of charge in......
  • Spirit’s carry-on fee

     
    The editorial board had a spirited discussion this week about Spirit Airlines' decision to start charging up to $45 each way for carry-on luggage that goes in overhead bins. There was some sentiment that we should raise our voices in defense of airline...
  • Consumer Confidential: Carry-on fees, asthma danger, Medicare scam

     
    Here's your mystically Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- When Spirit Airlines announced it would start charging up to $45 for carry-on bags this summer, it was widely believed bigger carriers would happily follow suit. Apparently.......
  • Spirit moved them to do the right thing

     
    When Spirit Airlines announced early this month that it would charge passengers up to $45 for a carry-on bag, the Sentinel's editorial board considered expressing its outrage. I'm one of its writers and I certainly wanted it to. I...
  • Spirit announces 'pre-reclined' seats that don't adjust

     
    Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based air carrier that recently announced a $45 fee for carry-on bags, has launched another change that my not sit well with passengers. The air carrier's latest money-saving idea is a seat that passengers cannot adjust. The.....