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  • Spirit Airlines places ads, not coin locks, on lavatories

     
    Spirit Airlines, the Florida-based air carrier that recently introduced fees for carry-on bags and unveiled seats that don't adjust, announced Tuesday that it would post advertisements in the lavatories. The airline already has ads on the planes' bulkhead...
  • Are carry-on bag fees hurting Spirit Airlines?

     
    Is Spirit Airlines feeling a backlash from travelers since the ultra low-cost Florida airline announced in April that it would begin charging a fee for some carry-on bags? It depends on who you ask. TripAdvisor, the travel guide and research......
  • Spirit Airlines strike shows limits of travel insurance

     
    Thousands of Spirit Airlines passengers, stranded by a pilots strike, may be getting a painful lesson in the limits of of travel insurance. And with the budget carrier canceling service through at least Tuesday, more fliers will be looking at their...
  • Consumer Confidential: Spirit strike, health-care woes, soda taxes

     
    Here's your Dial-M-for-Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Spirit Airlines, which flies twice daily out of LAX, has canceled all flights through Wednesday because its pilots are on strike. Flyboys (and gals) at the discount carrier.......
  • Hunter or nurturer? Some lessons for Father's Day

     
    Dads are supposed to demonstrate strength and power; moms are supposed to provide nurturing and tenderness. Isn't that how it goes? That, at any rate, has been one traditional attitude. But the recent crop of books on fatherhood -- just......
  • Spirit Airlines says: ‘Check Out the Oil on Our Beaches’

     
    Sometimes, a disaster brings out the best in people. Sometimes, not so much. The Gulf oil spill seems to have set off a particularly bad outbreak of foot-in-mouth disease BP's chief executive, Tony Hayward, wanted his “life back.”  BP's...
  • Travel details for Cartagena, Colombia

    THE BEST WAY TO CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA From LAX, Spirit Airlines and COPA offer connecting service (change of plane) to Cartagena. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $762, excluding taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S.,...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
  • On the Spot: Dissecting Spirit Airline's carry-on luggage fees

    On the Spot: Dissecting Spirit Airline's carry-on luggage fees
    Question: I took a trip to Las Vegas last month on Spirit Airlines. The tickets were expensive, but I didn't have time to book ahead of time. What upset me, though, is that the airline charged me $40 each way for carry-on luggage, which was stored...
  • Electronic Arts: 'Worst company in America'? Consumerist says yes

    Electronic Arts: 'Worst company in America'? Consumerist says yes
    As it does every year, Consumer Reports subsidiary the Consumerist has crowned “The worst company in America.” This year, based on more than 250,000 votes, it’s Electronic Arts, or EA, of Redwood City, Calif., a “mega-publisher&...
  • Travel updates on Haiti earthquake

     
    The huge earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday promises to heavily disrupt travel. The airport has been closed, roads are blocked and at least one hotel was damaged, newspapers and wire services reported today. Spirit Airlines said it was contacting relief...