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Racism Claims After Group Kicked Off FlightPassengers on board a flight are making strong claims after a group had to be removed from a plane.
Travelers Love To Hate Discount AirlinesAir travelers seem to reserve a special level of vitriol for no-frills discount carriers like Spirit Airlines.
2 Flights, 2 Scary Problems At Dallas/Fort Worth Int'l AirportThere were two different planes and two scary problems at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Thursday and airline passengers were right in the middle of it.
Spirit Airlines Plane Tire Catches Fire At DFWA company spokesperson says the fire was quickly extinguished by the DFW Airport’s fire department and no one was hurt.
Employment Up Slightly At U.S. AirlinesThe U.S. airline industry is slowly adding jobs. Passenger airlines employed the equivalent of 383,610 full-time workers in March, an increase of nearly 1 percent from last year.
Parts Didn't Breach Failed Spirit Airline Engine's Casing The outer casing of an engine that failed aboard a Spirit Airlines plane earlier this week wasn't breached by parts from inside the engine, contrary to initial reports provided to the NTSB, the board said Thursday.
Passengers Try To Contact Loved Ones During Emergency LandingWith his plane shaking violently and smoke filling the cabin, passenger Cliff McKenzie dialed his wife 26 times before connecting to her voicemail. Listening to it Wednesday, he remembered the moment aboard Spirit flight 165 clearly.
Frightened Passengers Recall Emergency Landing TerrorWhen a Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday, Casey Rogers of Krum experienced the terror firsthand.
Official: Engine Failure Forced Spirit Plane Emergency Landing At DFWAn engine on an Spirit Airlines jet where passengers said they heard an explosion and saw flames sustained an especially serious type of failure, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Wednesday.
Smoke In Cabin Forces Spirit Plane To Return To DFWCBS 11 News has learned about what passengers call an "emergency situation" on a Spirit Airlines flight initially headed from North Texas to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia.
Airlines Collected Record Baggage Fees In 2012U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year -- the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
Spirit Airlines Bag Fees Max Out At $100Beginning Nov. 6, customers flying with Spirit Airlines can expect to pay as much as $100 for carry-on bags paid for at the boarding gate.
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