Spirit Airlines Pilots Picket Outside O'Hare, Hoping To Reach New Contract DealsAfter more than two and a half years of contract negotiations, Spirit Airlines pilots are fed up and taking their frustrations to the picket line at O'Hare Airport.
Spirit Airlines Cancels Flights, Blames Pilots In Contract DisputeSeveral Spirit Airlines flights in Chicago have been cancelled, as the company accuses pilots of an illegal slowdown amid a contract dispute.
Four Passengers Removed From Chicago-Bound Flight In BaltimoreAs Spirit Airlines flight 969 was taxiing to the runway for a 6 a.m. departure, a passenger notified a flight attendant of another passenger engaging in suspicious activity, according to a report by CBS Baltimore. The flight attendant told the pilot, and the plane returned to the gate.
Florida-Bound Plane Returns To O’Hare After Engine Cover Falls OffChad Musolf, a businessman on his way back to Florida, says it was "unnerving" to look out the window and see the exposed engine.
2 Investigators: Questions Surround Man's Death On AirplaneA Chicago man onboard a spirit airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago this past Monday died and 2 investigator Pam Zekman has learned there are questions about emergency training for staff and medical equipment on board that plane.
Chicago Man Dies Aboard O’Hare-Bound PlaneChristopher Allen, of the 3500 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was taken to Resurrection Medical Center after he was found unresponsive aboard the the Spirit Airlines flight.
Man Kicked Off Spirit Airlines Flight For Sagging PantsSpirit Airlines – the discount carrier that touts its "ultra low fares" – kicked a passenger off a plane at O'Hare International Airport over the weekend after he tried to board wearing ultra-low pants.
Spirit Airlines Takes Poke At Blagojevich With 'Slammer Sale' A discount airline is once again using Rod Blagojevich's infamy to sell cheap seats to a limited number of cities.
Airline Mocks Blago, Offers 'F-ing Golden' FaresA low-cost airline is getting some mileage out of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's conviction on 17 corruption counts.
Man Told To Stand On Spirit FlightA Spirit Airlines passenger says he stood for most of a holiday flight from Chicago because he is too tall to comfortably fit into a seat.