| 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....
| 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....
| 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’...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:48 PM
More than 130 Spirit Airlines flight attendants and their supporters rallied outside the airline's Miramar headquarters on Tuesday to protest the slow pace of contract negotiations.
The group carried signs declaring "Contract now or chaos later" and...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Spirit Airlines, known for little leg room, charging for some carry on bags and shockingly cheap fares, begins non-stop service today between O'Hare International Airport and Orlando. Spirit will depart Chicago daily at 7:30 a.m. (arriving 11 a.m.) and...