| 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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:34 AM
When a major storm is approaching many airline customers naturally wonder whether the bad weather will lead to flight delays or cancellations. And that was the case during Hurricane Irene.
A consumer survey by STELLAService shows how the call centers...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Question: I took a trip to Las Vegas last month on Spirit Airlines. The tickets were expensive, but I didn't have time to book ahead of time. What upset me, though, is that the airline charged me $40 each way for carry-on luggage, which was stored...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines announced Tuesday that it will be adding daily nonstop seasonal service from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Myrtle Beach International Airport beginning April 25.
Spirit, based in Florida,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:54 PM
With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover.
This year, however, if you snooze, you lose.
Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:43 AM
A man was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport over the weekend after he became "verbally abusive" to flight attendants who asked him to to pull up his sagging pants, an airline spokeswoman said.
The man and the woman he...
| 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’...
| 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...