| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:41 PM
LAX shooting: The latest
A composed, solitary gunman shot his way into Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, killing a transit security screener and injuring at least one more before being wounded by police and taken into custody. The...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Transportation Security Administration officials Friday night identified the agent killed in a rampage at LAX as Gerardo I. Hernandez, 39.
Officials provided no details about Hernandez. A second TSA agent was also shot at LAX, but he has not been...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Authorities found an anti-government note next to the man who allegedly opened fire at LAX on Friday, according to law enforcement sources.
In the note, Paul Ciancia, 23, expressed “his disappointment with government” and said he had no...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Amazon.com Inc. is going on a hiring binge.
The Seattle-based company said Monday it will immediately begin to fill more than 5,000 full-time warehouse jobs and about 2,000 customer service jobs.
The positions are available at 17 distribution...
| 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.
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:15 PM
A Spirit Airlines plane had to return to O'Hare International Airport soon after takeoff when part of the housing for one of its engines fell off, officials said.
No one was injured when the cowling for the right engine on Flight 409, headed for Fort...
| 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....
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...