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  • No injuries when engine housing falls off plane leaving O'Hare

    No injuries when engine housing falls off plane leaving O'Hare
    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...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    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....
  • Spirit reaches tentative deal with flight attendants

    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. The...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Grand Turk: Dive right in

    Grand Turk: Dive right in
    GRAND TURK, Turks and Caicos - There's not much here except the dazzle and the deep blue sea. The dazzle: Governor's Beach, a strip of white that edges the island like the powdered sugar rim of a cannoli. The sea: It's actually not deep blue. It's as...
  • A hefty 'personal' bag

     A hefty 'personal' bag
    Name: CarryOn Free bag What it is: A bag designed to comply with Spirit Airlines' maximum limits for a personal bag, thus avoiding fees for carry-ons. For example, if you try to sneak through a bag that doesn't comply with the maximum of 16 by 14 by 12...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
  • Nuevas normas: No más anuncios "engañosos" de pasajes económicos

    Nuevas normas: No más anuncios "engañosos" de pasajes económicos
    Hoy jueves entran en vigor nuevas normas del Departamento de Transporte (DOT, siglas en inglés) por medio de las cuales la publicidad del precio de los pasajes aéreos deberá incluir los impuestos cobrados y los cargos obligatorios. Así que a partir de...
  • Travel details for Cartagena, Colombia

    THE BEST WAY TO CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA From LAX, Spirit Airlines and COPA offer connecting service (change of plane) to Cartagena. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $762, excluding taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S.,...