As airlines try to pack more passengers into their planes, ordinary travelers are feeling the squeeze. Now, Boeing is releasing an even more densely packed version of its most popular plane, the Boeing 737. I’ll examine why Boeing is launching this model, what it means for airlines, and how soon you could be flying in […]
Delays, fees and legroom generate a lot of negative feelings and social media buzz about airlines. Who doesn’t have an epic tale of flying hassles and pain? Spirit Airlines gets it and is helping everyone get rid of their hate by giving away up to one billion FREE SPIRIT® miles to those who feel wronged […]
Spirit Airlines announced new nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and the Thurgood Marshall Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). This new service will consist of one daily nonstop flight in each market operating from May 1, 2014 through November 1, 2014. “We’re pleased to announce new nonstop […]
Spirit Airlines announced new nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD). This new service will consist of one daily nonstop flight starting May 1, 2014.
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Spirit Airlines (Nasdaq:SAVE) today announced that it is starting service from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) to three cities:
Spirit Airlines has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A321 aircraft and additionally has opted to convert 10 of its existing A320 orders to the larger A321. All of these aircraft are current engine option (ceo) models. Spirit’s A321ceos will accommodate increasing passenger numbers in the airline’s network in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin […]
Spirit Airlines is celebrating Earth Day today as it begins flying its new Airbus A320 Sharklet-equipped aircraft, further solidifying the carrier as “Earth’s Favorite Way to Fly.” Sharklets are Airbus’ new wingtip device that improves the aircraft’s aerodynamics which significantly reduces fuel burn by up to four percent and lowers emissions. The technology reduces annual greenhouse […]
Spirit Airlines has grown to serve 21 destinations from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) as it has started daily nonstop ultra low fare service from DFW to Philadelphia (PHL) and Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP).
A Spirit Airlines flight bound for Dallas Ft. Worth (DFW) on Friday morning turned around and made an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (FLL) due to a bird strike.