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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

Fight over boom box on Spirit Air

CNN  2016-03-10 18:18:55

A midair disagreement got physical on Spirit Airlines on Wednesday, when two women started playing loud music on their boom box.

Why Shares of Spirit Airlines Incorporated Rose 14.2% in February ? Motley Fool

Just Plane News  2016-03-08 23:25:14

Motley FoolWhy Shares of Spirit Airlines Incorporated Rose 14.2% in FebruaryMotley FoolWhat: 2015 was a terrible year for Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) investors. Spirit shares lost up to 60% of their ...

Spirit Airlines eases baggage fee policy for military personnel

Air Transport World  2016-02-26 20:24:00

Spirit Airlines has tweaked its baggage policy to waive fees for active duty US military personnel.read more

New Spirit CEO vows to smooth out ULCC?s ?rough edges?

Air Transport World  2016-02-24 19:52:00

New Spirit Airlines president and CEO Bob Fornaro promised to make ?small, but meaningful changes? to the ultra low-cost carrier?s (ULCC) operation, which he conceded has scored too low on key customer-service ...

Spirit CEO wants to buff 'rough edges,' says fares will stay low

USA Today  2016-02-24 19:43:12

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideWASHINGTON ? Spirit Airlines is a profitable carrier known for its cheap fares, but new CEO Bob Fornaro would like to shed its reputation for flight ...

Spirit Airlines Boss Vows to Repair Image

The Wall Street Journal  2016-02-12 23:31:27

Spirit Airlines new chief executive is planning a midcourse correction at the nation?s leading ultralow-cost carrier to address rising customer complaints and ward off new competitive threats.

Spirit's 2015 net profit up 41%; concedes customer service problems

Air Transport World  2016-02-09 19:54:00

Spirit Airlines? 2015 net profit of $317.2 million was up 40.7% over net income of $225.5 million in 2014, but the ultra low-cost carrier?s (ULCC) new CEO acknowledges that operational performance needs ...

Can it be? Flight schedules improving after Blizzard of 2016

USA Today  2016-01-26 23:23:09

Planes sit among snow at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. (Photo: Susan Walsh, AP)Last update: 9 a.m. ET. Next update: by 9:30 a.m. ET.Finally, the worst of the Blizzard ...

Blizzard cancellations near 13,000, spill into Tuesday

USA Today  2016-01-25 18:14:42

Blizzard cancellations near 13,000, spill into TuesdaySign in with FacebookSign in with GoogleSign in FAQ113 2Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutFacebookEmailGoogle+LinkedInPinterestBlizzard ...

Sunday: Snow is over, but flight cancellations near 12,000

USA Today  2016-01-24 23:56:34

Sunday: Snow is over, but flight cancellations near 12,000Sign in with FacebookSign in with GoogleSign in FAQ81 9Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutFacebookEmailGoogle+LinkedInPinterestSunday: ...

Sunday: Snow is over, but flight cancellations top 11,000

USA Today  2016-01-24 17:23:27

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Do these two airlines really have 2016's best loyalty programs?

USA Today  2016-01-23 16:28:01

139 sharessharesmssendemailBy: Kevin Farrell | January 22, 2016 1:30 pmCredit card analysis and comparison site CardHub.com put the rewards programs of the largest domestic airlines to the test to determine ...

American Airlines to walk fares tightrope ? Seeking Alpha

Just Plane News  2016-01-18 15:11:14

American Airlines to walk fares tightropeSeeking AlphaThe use of branded fares could help American compete with low-cost carriers such as Spirit Airlines, Frontier, and Virgin America, as well as Southwest ...