| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
If you thought airlines could find no new ways to squeeze more passengers into each plane, you are underestimating the resolve of the airline industry.
At this month's Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, many of the 500 exhibitors were...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Spirit Airlines will begin offering a seasonal service of daily, non-stop flights between Baltimore and Chicago this spring.
The service will begin May 22 and last through Nov. 1, the airline announced Tuesday.
The service will include a daily 8 a.m....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Continuing its expansion in the Baltimore market, Spirit Airlines announced Wednesday a new non-stop daily route between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
The service will run from May 1 through Nov. 1, officials said....
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:16 AM
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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:58 AM
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.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:27 PM
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.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:09 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January.
The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....