| 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...
| 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 8, 2012
| 2:25 PM
We've come a long way from the days when flying was a luxury.
From the cramped seats to the "unknowns" in our personal space, who can blame a fella for wanting to dress comfortably?
From time to time, we're reminded that there is somewhat of a dress...
| 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...