| 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 ...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Southwest Airlines is the low fare airline, or is it? The no frills discount carrier is not the cheapest anymore when it comes to many flights.
According to the Department of Transportation, the average ticket price for Southwest has increased 39...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:27 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Spirit Airlines announced $9 flights to Las Vegas for a limited time to promote their new daily service from San Diego to the Nevada gambling mecca.
In a news conference at Lindbergh Field, company officials announced that the budget airline...
| 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....
| Jan 24, 2011
| 8:54 AM
LOS ANGELES -- It may seem like airlines have thought of every possible way to squeeze more money out of air travelers, charging extra for everything from early boarding to checking bags.
But hold on to your wallet: There's probably room for more fees....
| Jan 8, 2011
| 8:55 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ( KTLA) A bomb threat scribbled inside a magazine aboard an Atlanta-bound passenger jet forced the plane's captain to abort take-off and return to the gate.
According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, a passenger found the...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to eliminate fees plaguing families with young children wanting to sit together on flights.
Schumer's request is in reaction to the Associate Press' story last week stating how this summer families will find it...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday.
So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Update: Spirit Airlines announced it would start twice daily nonstop flights from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale and daily nonstop service to Dallas-Fort Worth beginning on Sept. 6.
Spirit's release said to check out its "insanely low fares." But Baltimore...