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  • Frontier Airlines adds more fees, shifts to ultra-low-fare model

    Frontier Airlines adds more fees, shifts to ultra-low-fare model
    With the addition of new passenger fees, Denver-based Frontier Airlines took another step Monday in its shift toward refocusing itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier. Starting Monday, Frontier began to charge passengers from $20 to $50 to carry on a bag...
  • Frontier adds passenger fees

    With new passenger fees, Frontier Airlines took another step Monday in its shift toward refocusing itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier. Starting Monday, Frontier began to charge passengers $20 to $50 to carry on a bag and $3 to $15 to preselect a seat....
  • Spirit tops in profitability, leads in complaints

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Spending: how to fly fee-free

    Fees for everything from checked baggage to a few extra inches of legroom account for a generous portion of airline revenue. But no airline levies fees with the same gusto as Spirit Airlines. In 2013, Spirit collected $276 million in baggage fees, or 17...
  • Spirit Airlines resumes seasonal Lauderdale-Punta Cana flights

    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...
  • JetBlue eyeing more new routes from Lauderdale airport

    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...
  • Spirit reaches new tentative agreement with flight attendants

    Spirit reaches new tentative agreement with flight attendants
    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...
  • Spirit Airlines adds new in-flight beverages

    Spirit Airlines adds new in-flight beverages
    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...