| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:07 AM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Spirit Airlines on Thursday resumed its seasonal service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
The Miramar-based ultra low-cost carrier is offering twice weekly non-stop flights (Wednesday and...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Friends Wine In A Can is now available aboard all Spirit Airlines flights as part of its in-flight beverage offering, the Miramar-based low-cost carrier announced Wednesday.
The new Friends 'Fun Wine' flavors available will include white and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:19 AM
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.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Passenger fees and other extra charges generated $27.1 billion for airlines around the world in 2012, with major carriers like United, Delta and American airlines leading the revenue race.
The latest revenue total, collected by 53 airlines around the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
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...