Low cost airlines

April 01, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Discount airline easyJet warned Monday that the U.K.'s pending withdrawal from the European Union is causing travelers to hold back on booking tickets amid doubts over what Britain's future relations with the bloc will be. EasyJet said that as a result, its earnings would be weaker in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 1998, file photo, Southwest Airlines President and CEO Herb Kelleher speaks at a news conference at MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y. Not many CEOs dress up as Elvis Presley, settle a business dispute with an arm-wrestling contest, or go on TV wearing a paper bag over their head. Southwest confirmed Kelleher died on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. He was 87. (AP Photo/Ed Betz, File)
January 03, 2019 - 5:53 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Not many CEOs dress up as Elvis Presley, settle a business dispute with an arm-wrestling contest, or go on TV wearing a paper bag over their head. Herb Kelleher did all those things. Along the way, the co-founder and longtime leader of Southwest Airlines also revolutionized air travel...
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File-This May 24, 2018, file photo shows a Spirit Airlines passenger jet plane, an Airbus 319 model, approaching Logan Airport in Boston. Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a stunning turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago. The Transportation Department said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, that 89 percent of Spirit's flights in October arrived on time, putting Spirit just ahead of frequent winner Hawaiian Airlines and Delta. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 14, 2018 - 2:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago. Spirit also has the second-lowest rate of canceled flights in the latest government report. It still has a...
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December 05, 2018 - 1:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's airline regulator is seeking to force Ryanair to pay compensation for flights that were cancelled or delayed by a series of worker strikes after Europe's biggest discount carrier said it wasn't required to pay thousands of claims under European Union rules. The Civil...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2011, file photo, a JetBlue logo is displayed on the side of a jet as it taxis at Boston's Logan International Airport. JetBlue is following the lead of larger rivals by offering a stripped-down ticket with fewer options than regular economy fares. The airline says customers who take the cheapest fare might have to accept limits on when they board, their seat, and whether they can change or cancel a reservation. JetBlue Airways Corp. President Joanna Geraghty said in a note to employees Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, that the new fare class will take effect sometime next year. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
September 28, 2018 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — JetBlue is following the lead of larger rivals by offering a stripped-down ticket with fewer options than regular economy fares. The airline says customers who take the cheapest fare might have to accept limits on when they board, their seat, and whether they can change or cancel a...
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