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Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Goes On Shocking Rant

Usually it's airline passengers acting out of line when it comes to mask compliance on planes, but this time it's the other way around. There's a fine line between trying to get passengers to do the right thing, and threatening to jail them, fine them…

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Spirit Airlines Brawl
Spirit Airlines Brawl Leads To Onboard Tasing & Arrest

This is possibly the most uncivilized behavior I've ever seen filmed on a plane... and that's saying a lot. This even caused an arrest, and the bail for the passenger who is accused of being the instigator has been set at $150,000. Sunday afternoon's…

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Details: Spirit Airlines’ Fantastic New Loyalty Program

Spirit Airlines has just revealed the details of its new revenue based loyalty program, and I must say that I'm extremely impressed. "Free Spirit" is the name of Spirit Airlines' loyalty program, and it's being completely overhauled as of January 21,…

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IHG’s Bizarre Promise Of Free Spirit Airlines Flights

IHG made a rather strange promise to members of its paid loyalty program last week, and I'm not sure what exactly to make of it. Last week IHG launched a great promotion for those who join the paid InterContinental Ambassador program. For those of you…

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Meh: Spirit Airlines’ 5x Miles Promotion

Spirit Airlines has just introduced an incredibly generous promotion for future flight bookings, at least on the surface. Spirit Airlines is offering 5x Free Spirit miles for new flight reservations: This is valid for tickets booked between August 5…

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Video: Angry Spirit Airlines Passengers Assault Employees, Throw Shoes & Fast Food

Three passengers have been arrested after an incident that unfolded at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday night, where they assaulted five Spirit Airlines employees. The incident occurred at gate G12 in Terminal 4 prior to Spirit…

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Spirit Airlines Sends Plane To Rescue Family Stranded Due To Medical Diversion

Usually Spirit Airlines is in the news because of the fights that passengers manage to get into, so the positive ending for this story is a nice change of pace... On June 30, 2020, Spirit Airlines flight 3216 was scheduled to fly from San Juan to Philadelphia.…

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People Are Still Getting In Fights On Spirit Airlines

At a time when just about everything related to air travel has changed, there's still one constant -- people are still getting in fights on Sprit Airlines flights. In the latest such incident, a fight broke out on a Spirit Airlines flight last Thursday…

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Spirit Airlines Placing Huge Airbus Aircraft Order

Spirit Airlines and Airbus have today signed a memorandum of understanding for a massive aircraft order. The order is more or less exactly what you'd expect. Spirit Airlines intends to purchase 100 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft, together with the…

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Spirit Airlines Introducing More Comfortable Seats?!

Most people flying Spirit Airlines are choosing to fly the airline for their low fares, rather than their comfortable seats or amazing service. Spirit Airlines management isn't delusional either -- they've long said that customers care about getting…

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Spirit Airlines Operates Domestic Flights Departing At 3AM?!

Yesterday I wrote about what I consider to be the worst timed domestic westbound redeye. Specifically I was talking about Alaska's seasonal Chicago to Anchorage flight, which departs at 12:55AM and arrives at 4:35AM, and is blocked at 6hr40min. What…

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How Did US Airlines Do In The First Quarter Of 2019?

We're now well into the second quarter, and almost all US airlines have revealed their first quarter results, and have had their earnings calls. Sometimes it's interesting to take a look at the state of the US airline industry, and how airlines are doing.…

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Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant Does Hilarious Stand-Up Routine On Delayed Flight

There have been lots of videos over the years that have gone viral of flight attendants making funny announcements. Some airlines, like Southwest, are even known for this (or at least were in the past, though I think their culture has changed a bit over…

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Spirit Airlines Is Introducing Inflight Wifi

Spirit Airlines has just announced that they'll become the first ultra low cost carrier in the Americas to offer inflight Wi-Fi. I'm really excited about this development, as I'll explain in more detail below. The airline is planning an impressive rollout…

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It’s Getting Hard To Justify *Not* Flying Spirit Airlines

It used to be that Spirit Airlines was the airline to avoid in the US, as they're known for charging fees for just about everything. However, as legacy airlines have continued to cut services and add fees, flying Spirit Airlines makes more and more sense.…

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Woman Claims Spirit Airlines Told Her To Flush Emotional Support Hamster Down Toilet

There has been a huge rise in the number of people traveling with emotional support animals, to the point that both Delta and United have added further restrictions on traveling with such animals. The new regulations don’t make it impossible to…

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Buying Spirit Tickets At The Airport — An Unexpected Gotcha

I recently purchased a ticket for my mother-in-law on Spirit, and booked it at the airport to save the passenger usage charge, which on this ticket was $18.99. So I paid $24.10 for the ticket, instead of $44 which is what it would have cost online. I…

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My Experience Buying A Spirit Ticket At The Airport

I flew Spirit for the first time earlier this summer. Even though that was my first time actually flying Spirit, I had previously booked a ticket with them. For my mother-in-law. Go ahead, make a joke. So having twice booked tickets with Spirit, I was…

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Review: Spirit Airlines Big Front Seat A319 Los Angeles To Seattle

A few weeks ago I flew Spirit Airlines from Los Angeles to Seattle. While I've already shared my initial thoughts on the experience, in this post I'll be sharing my full review of the flight. At the door I was greeted by two friendly flight attendants,…

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Review: Spirit Airlines Booking & Check-In Process

Before I publish the actual review of my Spirit Airlines flights, I wanted to talk a bit about the booking process and check-in process. This is in addition to the following OMAAT posts that have been published recently about Spirit (as Travis also flew…

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The Single Biggest Reason I Avoid Spirit And Other Low Cost Carriers

Ben and I have recently been sharing our experiences flying low cost carriers. He and I both flew Spirit for the first time this summer, while I've also had several flights on Frontier over the past few years. I even flew SkyBus during their brief history!…

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Here’s Why It’s Cheaper To Buy Spirit Airlines Tickets At The Airport

Earlier in the week I flew Spirit from Los Angeles to Seattle, and yesterday I shared my thoughts on the overall experience. The more I learn about Spirit, the more I find them to be endlessly fascinating. For example, I don't know of any other airline…

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8 Ways To Not Regret Flying Spirit

As I hinted at on Monday, this week I flew Spirit Airlines, which I've been wanting to do for a long time. I paid dearly for the privilege, as the ticket cost me twice as much as an American ticket would have cost with complimentary upgrades, lounge…

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