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  • Carry-on bag fee at Spirit Airlines a success, analyst says

     
    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......
  • Airlines and Irene

     
    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 ...
  • Southwest Airlines May Not Be A Discount Airline Anymore

    Southwest Airlines May Not Be A Discount Airline Anymore
    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...
  • Airline offers $9 flights to Vegas

    Airline offers $9 flights to Vegas
    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...
  • Airline's ad takes advantage of Blagojevich conviction

    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....
  • List of New Airline Fees You May be Paying in 2011

    List of New Airline Fees You May be Paying in 2011
    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....
  • Bomb Threat Forces Spirit Airlines Jet Back to Gate

    Bomb Threat Forces Spirit Airlines Jet Back to Gate
    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...
  • Schumer Urges Airlines To Cut Fees For Parents, Children To Sit Together

    Schumer Urges Airlines To Cut Fees For Parents, Children To Sit Together
    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...
  • Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash

    Search Ends for Survivors of Nigeria Plane Crash
    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...
  • Spirit begins Chicago to Orlando daily service

    Spirit begins Chicago to Orlando daily service
    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...
  • Fee-driven Spirit Airlines to come to BWI

    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...