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A Spirit A320neo (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Shaquille Khan)

The New Law that Could Change How Travelers Book Flights

In early 2012, Spirit Airlines sent this email out to customers: “WARNING: New government regulations require us to HIDE taxes in your fares.” In what some might call typical Spirit Airlines fashion, the carrier was protesting against a new regulation that had been announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation in late 2011, which prevented airlines from misleading consumers with the base fares they displayed both in advertisements and on their websites. "Airline passengers have rights, and they should be able…

Latin American Wings: The Airline That Never Was

Despite ceasing revenue flights on March 9, Latin American Wings (LAW) completed a few flights on March 12, hours before the Chilean Aviation Authority (DGAC) revoked its AOC. A singular history of rapid expansion and spectacular failure just completed its circle. LAW was born in January 2016, with a route…