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Quoted Airfare Rates Now Include Taxes and Fees

January 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I was looking at flights over the weekend on Southwest Airlines, my favorite airline, when I noticed that airfares seemed a little higher than normal. It wasn’t until later that I realized the quoted airfare rates now included all government taxes and fees, something that was usually included later whenever you started the “checkout” process. […]

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Beware Disgruntled Pilots (Spirit Pilots Strike)

June 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on Beware Disgruntled Pilots (Spirit Pilots Strike)

It seems that more and more often, one of the biggest risks in flying these days is having flight staff go on strike or an airline go bankrupt. This weekend, Spirit Airlines canceled Saturday and Sunday flights because of a pilot strike. 16,000 passengers across 150 flights were refunded their fares, given a $100 credit […]

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Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry On Bags

April 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry On Bags

The fees on airline tickets is getting absurd. When I read that Spirit Airlines was going to start charging for carry-on bags, a staggering $45 at the gate, I figured the next news story we’d see was about Spirit Airlines going the way of the ghost. $45 to check your bag at the gate, that’s […]

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