04/11/2014 09:22 am ET Updated Apr 11, 2014

Spirit Airlines: The Most Successful Airline In America Is Also The Most Hated


Spirit Airlines (SAVE) inspires a special kind of wrath among the American traveling public: It’s the industry leader in customer complaints by a wide margin. Over the last five years, Spirit’s rate of complaints to the Department of Transportation was three times higher than other U.S. airlines, according to a report (PDF) released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund.

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