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February 17, 2014

Spirit Air Featured on NPR’s “Planet Money” Podcast

I’m a regular listener of NPR’s “Planet Money” and was interested to hear this week’s past episode: “Episode 517: The Fastest Growing, Least Popular Airline In America.” The episode, which aired on Friday Feb 14, is all all about the airline we all love to hate: Spirit Airlines. It features an interview with their CEO, Ben Baldanza who defends the airline and likens it to the Dollar General of the airline industry whereas his competitors are all trying to be the Target or Nordstroms of the skies.

You can follow the link here to listen: Episode 517: The Fastest Growing, Least Popular Airline In America or directly download the [...]

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July 30, 2013

Spirit Airlines Review – NK #126 Myrtle Beach-Boston

ABOUT SPIRIT AIR

Ahh yes, Spirit Air:  the self-proclaimed “America’s Only ULCC-Ultra Low Cost Carrier.” The champions of nickel-and-diming, Spirit charges the customer only for what he uses. If you want to carry on a bag, you’re welcomed to for a fee, but they don’t add it to the ticket cost because they don’t charge those who don’t want the service. No matter what your opinion is on the big change in the airline industry, you can’t deny that Spirit Air has some damn cheap fares on their routes.

I don’t necessarily expect the same level of service on a $40 flight as I do on the $8,000 trans-Atlantic First Class ticket, but we all expect a minimum level of service [...]

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July 19, 2013

WKND PICK: Surprise Weekend Trip!!

I’m headed out of town tonight.

Where? I don’t know yet!!

We’re weekend-blitz-ing it up this weekend to a mystery location that only Jeffrey knows.

Here’s what I know:

1) We’re flying out tonight on Spirit Air 2) I can only take a backpack’s worth of stuff with me. 3) We’re renting a car. 4) We leave Sunday. 5) When I asked Jeffrey what to pack, he said, “It’s summertime.”

I love surprises especially when they involve traveling, so I’m so excited I can’t sit still!!!

I’ll keep you posted…check my Instagram later tonight (or early tomorrow morning) for [...]

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January 31, 2013

Spirit Air

Ahh yes, Spirit Air, the self-proclaimed “America’s Only ULCC-Ultra Low Cost Carrier.” The champions of nickel-and-diming, Spirit charges the customer only for what he uses. If you want to carry-on a bag, you’re welcome to for a fee, but they don’t add it to the ticket cost because they don’t charge those who don’t want the service. No matter what your opinion is on the big change in the airline industry, you can’t deny that Spirit Air has some damn cheap fares on their routes.

Source: spirit.com

I don’t necessarily expect the same level of service on a $40 flight as I do on the $8,000 trans-Atlantic First Class ticket. We’ve flown [...]

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