| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The glass-walled box truck filled with scantily-clad pole dancers that rolled down Hartford’s Main Street earlier this month as an advertising gimmick for an East Hartford strip joint was definitely a first for Connecticut’s staid Capitol...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Call it the incredible shrinking legroom, or call it an airline seating trend. Whatever you want to call it, tall travelers should take note.
JetBlue and Canada's WestJet are cutting legroom for some nonpremium seats. At the same time, they're increasing...
| 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’...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 2:03 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Budget carrier Spirit Airlines will begin a daily nonstop flight between San Diego and Portland in November, it announced Tuesday.
Beginning Nov. 8, the flight will depart Oregon's largest city at 6:15 a.m. and arrive in San Diego at 8:45 a....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:34 AM
A record 2.22 million passengers flew through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in July, a 0.8 percent increase to break the mark set in July 2011.
Southwest Airlines, BWI's largest carrier, served 1.29 million passengers in...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Just days after Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport learned it would lose three daily Southwest flights early next year, it rolled out the welcome mat for three new daily flights by Spirit Airlines.
The first flight arrived...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:58 AM
As it does every year, Consumer Reports subsidiary the Consumerist has crowned “The worst company in America.”
This year, based on more than 250,000 votes, it’s Electronic Arts, or EA, of Redwood City, Calif., a “mega-publisher&...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Have an unexpected carry-on you need to bring on your flight? If you’re traveling with Spirit Airlines Inc., it’ll cost you $100.
On Thursday, visitors to company's website found that fees for baggage and other consumer services are going...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Florida-based Spirit Airlines took a heap of criticism last summer when it announced that it was going to be the first — and so far only — airline to charge passengers up to $45 in extra fees to pack carry-on......
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:37 PM
From a recent study…… Average call hold times of ten largest airlines during Hurricane Irene (hours:minutes:seconds) 1. U.S. Airways 0:02:38 2. Southwest Airlines: 0:08:10 3. Continental: 0:08:15 4. United ...