Spirit Is The First US Carrier To Take Delivery of…

Fuel efficiency and environmental impact is always a topic in the world news and among aircraft manufacturers that are always trying to do something to lessen the negative effect flying has on our  environment. Airbus has created a new A320 series aircraft that, inline with the new Pratt & Whitney…

TRIP REPORT: A Short Hop on Spirit

Spirit Airlines has a reputation for offering a bare fare. As the United States’s first Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC), the airline prides itself on offering the lowest fare. In order to compensate for that the airline charges for nearly everything, including carry-on bags that won’t fit under the seat,…

TRIP REPORT: Spirit to the Windy City

Flight Info Flight Number NKS331 Date March 16, 2016 Departure New York – LaGuardia (LGA) Scheduled Departure Time 9:59 PM EDT Actual Departure Time 11:28 PM EDT Arrival Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Scheduled Arrival Time 10:41 PM CDT Actual Arrival Time 12:19 AM CDT Aircraft Airbus A320 (N618NK) Seat 22A Fare…

This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

With the airline and aviation constantly changing, our team has begun a new series titled "This Week in Aviation." Each Monday morning we will give readers a quick outlook on what to expect for the upcoming week.  Continued Speculation About a Spirit and Frontier Merger Last week headliners were shocked…

The Cleveland Revival: How Low Cost Carriers Help Rebuild a…

Just over one year ago, United Airlines’ CEO Jeff Smisek had announced that Cleveland Hopkins International Airport would be losing its hub status. "Our hub in Cleveland hasn't been profitable for over a decade, and has generated tens of millions of dollars of annual losses in recent years," Smisek stated.…

Spirit Airlines Expands in Atlanta

On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, Fort-Lauderdale based ultra-low cost carrier, Spirit Airlines, announced that it would be launching nine new routes out of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The new routes will add service to Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, Philadelphia, and Tampa. Eight of the nine…