| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:40 PM
The Second Annual Jeff Conine Celebrity Poker Classic, which pairs sports celebrities with poker players, comes to Calder Casino & Race Course on Sept. 30.
The tournament raises awareness and funds for the Conine Clubhouse at Joe DiMaggio Children’...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:24 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:12 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2011
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...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Spirit Airlines is getting set to hike one of its optional fees.
The ultra low-cost carrier is doubling the cost of agent-printed boarding passes starting April 16, according to information posted on its website.
Passengers who don't print their own...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of trying to sell President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat, and now a discount airline hopes to cash in on the former Illinois governor’s sweeping convictions Monday in his federal corruption retrial....