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10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 New Routes That Will Lead To Cheaper Flights In 2015

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Route expansions may not seem like exciting news, but they're a bigger deal than you probably think. Why? Because they often spark competition between airlines and drive down fares on multiple carriers. If your New Year's resolution involves traveling more, it may be time to give one of these new routes a try.

Airline Charges Extra For Bags, Right When We Need Them Most

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — If you are visiting family over Christmas and you're flying on Spirit Airlines, be ready to fork over a couple more dollars to check a...

'Bare Fare' Promotion Exploits Celebrity Picture Leaks To Sell Tickets

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women

You know what really makes us want to support a company? When they use the public violation of women's privacy to sell tickets. Spirit Airlines ema...

Another Nonstop Flight To Las Vegas Added

AP | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Discount carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to offer daily, nonstop service between Las Vegas and Kansas City. ...

Is The Most Successful Airline In America Also The Most Hated?

Businessweek | Justin Bachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel

Spirit Airlines (SAVE) inspires a special kind of wrath among the American traveling public: It’s the industry leader in customer complaints by a wi...

Caught by the Fine Print, But Whose Fault Is It?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Who is responsible when we get stuck with a worthless voucher? The company -- or the customer? I'm not fond of the term "the customer is always right," but in this particular case, it's a fitting phrase.

Dave Jamieson

NFL Players Union Blasts Spirit Airlines For Richie Incognito Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

The NFL Players Association isn't laughing about Spirit Airlines' new advertisement making light of the Richie Incognito bullying scandal. The ad, ...

Airline Mocks NFL Bullying..

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel

Spirit Airlines has never been one to shy away from a joke. But the company's latest campaign, which riffs on a hazing scandal that has engulfed the M...

Spirit Airlines' Latest Fee Possibility

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 10.31.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — The complex world of airlines fees might soon get even more confusing. The fees fliers pay to check a suitcase or pick ...

Flexible Travel Date Airfare Search Takes A Hit

George Hobica | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

I've often extolled the virtues of flexible travel date airfare search. The number of available seats at the lowest possible fare fluctuates minute by...

Anthony Weiner Might Need This Woman's Number

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.26.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

No American airline thinks of its customers in quite the same way Spirit Airlines does. And the feeling is mutual, as far as many of its passengers are concerned. If you have any doubts about this, look no further than this week's tasteless Anthony Weiner promotion. You can't make this stuff up.

Spirit Airlines Went There

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

Really, Spirit Airlines?? Never one to miss out on the opportunity to make a buck on a bad joke, Spirit Airlines has taken advantage of two recent ...

Colo. Man Pleads Guilty To Flight Attendant Grope

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Spirit Airlines passenger accused of groping a flight attendant as she walked by has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault. Court documen...

Terror Aboard When Small Plane Almost Collides With Jet

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 09.01.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is investigating a close call between a Texas-bound Spirit Airlines flight and a sk...

FAA Investigating Spirit Airlines Near-Collision

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel

DETROIT (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is investigating a close call between a Texas-bound Spirit Airlines flight and a s...

What Will They Think Of Next?

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Spirit Airlines is thinking outside of the bottle. The low-cost carrier known for extra fees and cheeky ads is now pouring wine out of al...

Russians Kicked Off Plane.. For Speaking Russian

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.26.2013 | Travel

They weren't drunk, nor were they fresh from a big sports victory. These Russians were kicked off their flight, they say, just for speaking Russian. ...

What would you do for cheap airfare?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The future of travel will be filled with steals and deals for a lucky few, but for the rest of us? Not so much. With the busy American Memorial Day holiday weekend just around the corner, many unwitting customers are about to find out just how bad it can get.

Thornton Man Accused Of Groping Flight Attendant

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Spirit Airlines passenger accused of groping a flight attendant as she walked by faces a federal charge of abusive sexual contact on an ai...

LOOK: Yup, Spirit Went There!

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 10.18.2012 | Miami

The always-wacky ad team at Spirit Airlines is capitalizing on Mitt Romney's now-famous debate turn of phrase. "Check out our binders full of..." ...

Paul Brady

More Questions Than Answers In Spirit Airlines Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

The latest case against Spirit Airlines could provide a window onto the way airlines advertise -- and obscure -- their fares and fees, says experts no...

PHOTOS: What Spirit Could Buy With All Those Fees

Posted 08.14.2012 | Travel

Recently, Spirit Airlines was hit with a lawsuit alleging that it has made millions of dollars in sneaky Passenger Usage Fees tacked on to ticket pric...