Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines Brash, Fee-Happy CEO Is OutSouth Florida based Spirit Airlines starts the new year with a new CEO. The lost cost carrier, headquartered in Miramar, has announced that CEO Ben Baldanza, who led the industry push for more and more airline fees, is out.
Smoke Grounds New York Flight Headed To Ft. LauderdaleA Spirit Airlines flight headed to Ft. Lauderdale from New York had to be evacuated due to a fire concern Saturday morning, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Spirit Defends Actions After Scare On FlightSpirit Airlines said its crew followed the appropriate protocol when two men were led off a plane in handcuffs after a scare in the air.
BSO Says Bomb Threat Made On Spirit Airlines Flight At FLLThe Broward Sheriff’s Office says a passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport made a bomb threat late Thursday night.
Pilot Who Survived Plane Crash Says He’s “Grateful To Be Alive”A 53-year-old veteran pilot who along with his wife survived a crash of their small plane Sunday in the Everglades says he is “grateful to be alive.”
Airlines Bring In More Money From Bag, Reservations FeesAirlines in the United States, earning billions, are now making more on fees for checked bags and reservation changes.
Plane Struck By Lightning, Diverted To FLLA lightning strike caused a Florida flight headed out of the state to make a stop in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday.
Bird Strike Forces Flight Headed To S. Fla Back To LAX A flight from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale that had to return to LAX following a bird strike is in the air again.
Dozens Of Passengers Stranded At FLL Over Luggage ProblemDozens of passengers found themselves stranded at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday night after missing their connecting flights.
Spirit Airlines Looking To Possibly Start Service Out Of MIA Miramar-based Spirit Airlines is in discussions with Miami-Dade County to begin regular domestic and international service at Miami International Airport.
Wicked Weather In South, NE Lead To Flight Cancellations In S.Fla.More than 100 flights were cancelled in Miami-Dade and Broward Wednesday and scores more were delayed as a massive winter storm socking the south and northeast wreaked havoc on people's travel plans.
NFLPA Takes Aim At Spirit Airlines Ad CampaignSpirit Airlines has made a habit of creative advertising using some of the latest news stories. A few weeks ago, the Airlines had some fun with an ad that poked fun at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his crack. But Spirit’s ad that dealt with bullying and football, ran afoul of the NFL Players Association.

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