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Spirit Airlines launched an edgy new airfare sale Thursday, making obvious reference to the confusing girlfriend hoax plaguing Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o
Stocks took another beating Friday, after a report that President Barack Obama said he is not going to make a new budget offer during the "fiscal cliff" summit at the White House.
As airlines offer more add-on services, comparison-shopping for cheap fares is getting harder. Now the government is wading in and may change how airlines charge and display fees to everyone in 2013.
Stock index futures were lower across the board Friday, as Wall Street nervously looked to Washington to see if a deal on the "fiscal cliff" could be struck before the end of the year.
Airlines and airports improve amenities for long-haul international travelers as demand booms.
*Three major New York area airports still closed. *JFK, Newark to resume limited services Wednesday.
Late Tuesday, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it was possible that there would be limited service on Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Airlines said they planned to restart service Tuesday at some East Coast airports, including Boston and Philadelphia.
Airlines said they planned to restart service Tuesday at some East Coast airports, including Boston and Philadelphia.
The offers cover passengers flying in or out of just about any airport from Latin America to New Hampshire. The airlines have only canceled a handful of flights so far, nearly all of them in and out of Florida and the Caribbean. Hurricane Sandy killed at least 20 people in the Caribbean, and left Bahamas this afternoon.
JetBlue, US Airways and Spirit Airlines are offering waivers to customers who wish to reschedule their flights without paying the typical fee of up to $150. The airlines have only canceled a handful of flights so far, nearly all of them in and out of Florida and the Caribbean.
United Continental Holdings Inc.' s profit tumbled to $6 million after earning $653 million in the same quarter last year, and the results fell short of Wall Street's expectations.
Oct 11- Spirit Airlines Inc:. versus September 2011- SEC filing. *Says estimates its casm ex-fuel for Q3 was between 6.00 cents and 6.05 cents.
DALLAS-- Just weeks ago, American Airlines was working its way through bankruptcy court, on schedule for one of the fastest turnarounds in aviation history. Then seemingly overnight, American became the butt of jokes from Facebook to late-night TV. "American Airlines has a new slogan," Jay Leno joked on NBC's "The Tonight Show."
GRAPEVINE, Texas-- Spirit Airlines Inc. on Dec. 1 will open a flight attendant and pilot crew base at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as it expands operations in Texas. The low cost carrier also plans an open house in Dallas for potential flight attendants.
MESA, Ariz.-- Spirit Airlines Inc. is kicking off its new service and Denver International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The Florida- based low cost carrier will have one daily non-stop each way beginning Thursday. The flights leave Denver at midmorning each day and leave the east Phoenix suburb of Mesa for the return late in the morning.
MIRAMAR, Fla.-- Spirit Airlines Inc. will begin charging passengers $100 for carry-on bags unless they pay a smaller fee before getting to the airport. The airline announced in May that the $100 fee was coming.
Spirit Airlines will add five new destinations from Dallas, and relocate operations from Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport to Baltimore later this year.
Purchasing an airline ticket means you agree to the terms of the airline's "contract of carriage." But many travelers don't realize these contracts are written in the airline's favor, limiting your rights when something goes wrong.
Major airlines appear to have selectively matched sale fares that Southwest and subsidiary AirTran unveiled on Tuesday, USA Today reports.
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