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Spirit Airlines Celebrates 15 Years Of Flying To Colombia

The airline flies to seven Colombian destinations from Florida.

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Flying With Spirit Airlines: A First-Time Guide

Spirit Airlines can be a great deal, but travelers should come prepared.

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Spirit Airlines Passenger Claims Flight Was Grounded For 7 Hours

The passenger documented their experience onboard the ultra-low-cost carrier in a series of videos uploaded to social media.

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FAA To Require Inspection Of Some Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines

FAA has filed an emergency airworthiness directive on Pratt & Whitney's controversial geared turbofan (GTF) engines.

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American Airlines Flight Aborts Takeoff In Boston After Spirit Airlines Plane Approaches Runway

After the Spirit aircraft got too close to the runway, hold line; air traffic control instructed American Airlines to abort the takeoff.

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Spirit Airlines Launches Unique Partnership With College Using CBTA Method

Spirit Airlines and Wayman Aviation Academy partner to produce CBTA-trained pilots.

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Spirit Airlines' CEO Expresses Frustration With Pratt & Whitney Engine Issues

It could take up to eight weeks to inspect the engines, allowing aircraft to return to service.

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Spirit Airlines Drops The A319neo: Is This The End Of The Program?

With internal product cannibalism and only 47 remaining orders, could Airbus A319neo replicate the fate of the A318ceo?

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Spirit Airlines Reports $2.3 Million Net Loss For The 2nd Quarter Of 2023

The US airline has seen a dip in earnings this summer.

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Which Was The First Major Airline To Start Charging For Carry-On Bags?

Baggage fees can seriously raise travel costs when flying with low-cost-carriers.

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Bogota-Bound Spirit Airlines Airbus A320 Returns To Fort Lauderdale Following Smoke In Cabin

The aircraft was flying over the Caribbean Sea when the emergency was declared.

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7 Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neos Will Be Grounded Due To Pratt & Whitney Issues

The grounded aircraft represent 3.5% of aircraft capacity.

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Spirit Airlines' Big Front Seats: Everything You Need To Know

Are these premium spaces worth the cost of an upgrade?

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Spirit Airlines To Launch Three New Routes From Miami, Nashville, And Chicago

Spirit Airlines will launch three new routes from Miami, Chicago, and Nashville in September. No formal announcement has been made by the airline.

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Spirit Airlines Airbus A320 Returns To Fort Lauderdale With Reported Engine Issues

The aircraft returned to the airport about an hour after its departure.

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Spirit Airlines Celebrates 30 Years At Orlando International Airport

The airline revealed its award-winning system, making the check-in experience more efficient.

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The Most Notable New Airline Routes This Week

Routes go to the heart of airlines and airports, and I celebrate them in my weekly newsletter.

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Spirit Airlines Launches New Nonstop San Jose Flights

The low-cost carrier commences service to three destinations from the California city.

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Spirit Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A321neo

This marks the first delivery of eight expected for Spirit this year.

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Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway Expands With Dallas-Based Flight School

In a move to boost its pilot pool, Spirit is taking flight with the US Aviation Academy.