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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Airlines and Irene

     
    From a recent study…… Average call hold times of ten largest airlines during Hurricane Irene (hours:minutes:seconds) 1.         U.S. Airways 0:02:38 2.         Southwest Airlines: 0:08:10 3.         Continental: 0:08:15 4.         United ...
  • $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 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......
  • 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,......