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  • Airlines look for ways to cut down on weight, squeeze in more seats

    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...
  • Study says airline mergers hurt customer satisfaction scores

    A national study on customer satisfaction suggests that passenger satisfaction ratings slump after airlines undergo a merger with another carrier. The nation's top airlines received a combined score of 69 on a 1-to-100 scale, below the average scores...
  • We gave up our seat on Spirit but they gave us nothing

    We gave up our seat on Spirit but they gave us nothing
    Sarah Dragswiek and her family give up their airline seat in exchange for a promise of a refund and a voucher for a new ticket. But when the airline refuses to keep its word, what can they do? Q. My husband, 2-year-old son and I recently flew from...
  • Spirit Airlines adds new Chicago route at BWI

    Spirit Airlines adds new Chicago route at BWI
    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....
  • Spirit adds Chicago flights to Baltimore, Portland

    Spirit adds Chicago flights to Baltimore, Portland
    Spirit Airlines on Tuesday announced new nonstop seasonal service from Chicago O’Hare airport to Baltimore and Portland. The ultra low-cost carrier said new service will consist of one daily nonstop flight each to Baltimore/Washington...
  • Virgin America aiming for IPO this year

    Virgin America aiming for IPO this year
    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...
  • Rule would make airlines clearly disclose bag fees, other charges

      Airlines and travel agents would be required to clearly spell out baggage and other fees to travelers under a rule proposed Wednesday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx proposed the rule, requiring airlines and travel agents to disclose...
  • Spirit Airlines adds Minneapolis-St. Paul route at BWI

    Spirit Airlines adds Minneapolis-St. Paul route at BWI
    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....
  • Spirit Airlines has fun with its new 'bare fare' marketing pitch

    Spirit Airlines has fun with its new 'bare fare' marketing pitch
    No airline gets more consumer complaints than Spirit. Hoping to change that, the Miramar-based airline launched a new marketing campaign Wednesday that's both informative and fun. The new "Less Money, More Go" campaign includes racy-but-fun videos to...
  • Hate Spirit Airlines? It wants to hug you (and control frills)

    Hate Spirit Airlines? It wants to hug you (and control frills)
    Spirit Airlines isn't feeling the passenger love. So the no-frills carrier says it wants to woo rather than antagonize customers. With a new logo, new slogan and a new tone, Spirit is out to better explain its low-price model and fees. "We know some...
  • Spirit Airlines has the rudest flight attendants, survey says

    Florida-based Spirit Airlines has topped another unflattering ranking. A few weeks ago the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund analyzed complaint rates among passengers over the last five years. The ultra-low-cost carrier came out on...