Spirit posts $265 million 2016 net profit; cites ?aggressive? competition

Air Transport World  2017-02-07 15:59:00

Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines reported 2016 net profit of $264.9 million, down 16.5% from net income of $317.2 million in 2015. read more

Research Reports Initiation on Major Airlines Stocks -- Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Continental, and Spirit Airlines

PR Newswire  2017-02-01 13:05:00

NEW YORK, February 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, US markets saw broad based losses with five out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in red. Major US indices were ...

Spirit Airlines participates in TSA Pre-Check

Air Transport World  2017-01-26 15:25:00

Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier (LCC) Spirit Airlines is participating in the US Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) Pre-Check program, effective Jan. 26.read more

American to offer basic economy option in February

Air Transport World  2017-01-18 14:46:00

American Airlines has introduced a basic economy fare option as part of the Dallas/Fort Worth-based carrier?s effort to better compete with ultra low-cost carriers, such as Spirit Airlines and Frontier ...

NZ pilot in Fort Lauderdale: Airport security the 'biggest problem

The New Zealand Herald  2017-01-06 22:25:11

A New Zealand pilot who landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport just before the shooting says security is still the "biggest problem".Caryn Haynes, an Airbus A320 Captain for Spirit Airlines ...

Major Airlines Stocks Under Scanner -- Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Continental, and Spirit Airlines

PR Newswire  2016-12-16 12:55:00

NEW YORK, December 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 15, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,456.85, up 0.37%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.30% higher, ...

Research Reports on Major Airlines Equities -- Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Continental, and Spirit Airlines

PR Newswire  2016-10-27 09:15:00

NEW YORK, October 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stock-Callers.com directs investors' attention to four major players in the Airlines category: Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL), American Airlines Group Inc. ...

Spirit posts $81 million 3Q net gain; competitive pricing hits yields

Air Transport World  2016-10-25 16:42:00

Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines reported $81.4 million net income for the 2016 third quarter, down 16.2% year-over-year (YOY) from a $97.1 million net profit in 3Q 2015. read more

Spirit Airlines takes delivery of first A320neo

Air Transport World  2016-10-11 15:32:00

Spirit Airlines has received its first Airbus A320neo, making the Florida-based carrier the first in the US to take delivery of the type.read more

Travelers crave price transparency

USA Today  2016-09-25 22:00:20

Christopher Elliott, Special for USA TODAY 6 p.m. EDT September 25, 2016Delta Air Lines prohibits certain third-party price comparison travel websites from fully accessing the airline?s flight data, blocking ...

Spirit Airlines is third airline to receive US-built A321

Air Transport World  2016-09-19 18:24:00

Spirit Airlines has taken delivery of its first US-produced Airbus A321, making the Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier the third airline to receive an aircraft produced at Airbus? Mobile, Alabama manufacturing ...

Spirit Airlines makes executive changes

Air Transport World  2016-08-12 15:40:00

Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier (LCC) Spirit Airlines is making a number of executive changes at the carrier, as new CEO Robert Fornaro settles into his job. ...

Six ways you can get booted from your airplane seat

USA Today  2016-08-02 10:01:36

George Hobica, Special for USA TODAY 6:01 a.m. EDT August 2, 2016When you buy an airfare, airlines do not "guarantee" a particular seat, schedule or flight.(Photo: Maxim Petrichuk, Getty Images/Hemera)It's ...

Spirit Airlines 2Q profit down on competition pressure

Air Transport World  2016-07-29 16:26:00

Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines reported 2016 second-quarter net income of $73.1 million, down 4.7% from a $76.7 million profit in the year-ago period. read more

Former Spirit CEO Baldanza to chair NewLeaf Travel

Air Transport World  2016-06-30 14:36:00

Canadian startup travel company NewLeaf Travel has resumed ticket sales after a hiatus of several months, and added former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza to its board. read more

Spirit Airlines ramp workers ratify tentative agreement

Air Transport World  2016-06-24 19:00:00

Florida-based Spirit Airlines and its ramp service team members located at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport have ratified a tentative agreement, completing negotiation of their first ...

Spirit 1Q net profit down 10%; scraps A319 retirement plans

Air Transport World  2016-04-26 20:10:00

Florida-based ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines reported a first-quarter net profit of $61.9 million, down 10.1% from net income of $69 million in the 2015 March quarter, as the airline continues ...

Who's supposed to break up brawl on airplane?

CNN  2016-04-15 06:07:16

Three passengers involved in an in-flight fracas on Spirit Airlines last month have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County, California, against the carrier, alleging it provided excessive alcohol and failed ...

Vet kicked off flight for service dog

CNN  2016-04-05 16:04:43

A Houston couple says a Spirit Airlines crew ultimately kicked them off a flight because they did not approve their service dog. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.

Spirit Airlines, flight attendants reach tentative labor agreement

Air Transport World  2016-03-21 14:09:00

Florida-based Spirit Airlines and its flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract. read more