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It's the type of airline reservation no one likes to make. A family member or loved one is seriously ill or has passed away and you need to travel immediately. Some airlines offer discounts, though policies vary widely.
Spirit Airlines is raising the fee for carry-on bags to $100 for some travelers, up from $45. Is this a strategy to encourage passengers to check bags, and reduce delays at airport security?
"Everything is bigger in Texas," the saying goes. And now one can say "JetBlue is bigger in Texas," too. The airline launched service at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tuesday with three daily roundtrip flights to Boston.
Low-cost airlines enjoy poking fun at trendy news items. Spirit Airlines offers a deal to Colombia amid the Secret Service prostitution scandal. But you can’t beat one carrier’s “fourth wife” deal.
The folks inside the Spirit Airlines marketing department must have a blast. Imagine your job is all about coming up with the most outrageous promotions possible, ripped from the headlines, employing a heavy dose of snark.
Leisure-oriented Spirit Airlines is giving away more than 300 million frequent flyer miles during a road tour of the United States. Certificates issued can be redeemed for a free roundtrip flight.
Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags that don't fit underneath the seat beginning Wednesday. One item is still allowed in the cabin free of charge. But if it's too big for the underseat area and requires overhead bin space, the new $35 fee will apply.
New airline disclosure rules don't go far enough, Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza told CNBC Thursday.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Triple-A projects an almost 2% increase in air travel over the Thanksgiving period compared to last year. But not airline stocks are created equal.
So far this year, Alaska Air Group is the only major airline to show a share price gain for the full year. Through Wednesday's close, Alaska shares were up 13 percent year-to-date.
On Friday, Congress failed to approve the extension of a bill to keep the Federal Aviation Administration running. This mean the agency can no longer impose the various federal taxes that airlines add to the price of each ticket. Instead of passing this savings on to consumers, many airlines are keeping rates the same and pocketing the difference, the New York Times reports.
Despite all of the hoopla, when it comes to IPOs there is LinkedIn and Yandex. Then there is everybody else.
Stocks ended modestly higher after fluctuating in the final hour of trading as investors shrugged off further evidence of a slowing economy.
Stocks fluctuated in the final hour of trading as the Dow and the S&P 500 trimmed gains, but the tech stocks fueled a gain in the Nasdaq.
Stocks slumped, led by materials, after an unexpected gain in jobless claims and after a second reading on first quarter economic growth was reported as unchanged.
The second estimate for Q1 GDP remained at 1.8 percent growth—that is a disappointment. Almost everyone was expecting the revision to be at least north of 2 percent. Initial jobless claims, at 424,000, was above expectations, another disappointment.