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Woman Gives Birth on Spirit Flight–Earns Free Flights

a yellow airplane on a runway

A woman gave birth on a Spirit Airlines flight last week destined for Dallas-Fort Worth.  The flight, which departed from Fort Lauderdale, did not make it to DFW.  Instead, the flight made an emergency landing in New Orleans after a woman gave birth to a baby in the cabin. According …

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Why I ALSO Love Spirit Airlines

Tiff has written on Spirit Airlines many times and has a definitive guide on how to fly it.  While she’s the “Spirit” person, I also have a love of Spirit Airlines. No, I don’t fly them–anymore. But when I was in school in Michigan, I had very limited funds.  (I …

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A Spirit Airlines and Sprint PCS Merger?

On the Twittersphere, we’ve been discussing the news that Spirit Airlines has come up with a new paint job. Here’s all the information on Today in the Sky plus a cool video of them spraying the planes. But when GhettoIFE started discussing this with us on Twitter, we came up …

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Will Low-Cost Carriers Charge You Not to Have to STAND?

A new study has shown that it is possible for airplanes to offer standing-room only tickets aboard the planes.  This technology could be available within the next five years. According to CNN:  The vertical passenger seat — or “standing cabin” — may be the next big cost-cutting move in aviation, …

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Spirit Gets First Place in Complaints… and Profits

Spirit Airlines is a low-cost carrier that is not-so-low-cost if you get caught up in its fees.  Apparently this model is working for them. Despite being #1 in complaints, they are also #1 in profits. According to the LA Times: “The Unfriendly Skies,†a report by the U.S. Public Interest …

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