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NEWS May 10, 2024 Spirit Airlines Hit With Engine Issues Amid Revenue Struggles Spirit Airlines, America's largest ultra-low-cost airline, is struggling with various aspects of its operation. The carrier is expecting less revenue in the second quarter of 2024, an issue that stems from a multitude of issues. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Mar 16, 2024 My Experience on America’s Worst-Rated Airline: Is Spirit Really That Bad? In early May, our writer Adam Schupak had the opportunity to fly Spirit Airlines between Newark (EWR) and Charleston (CHS). Considering all of the recent changes occurring within the airline, such as new cabins and policies onboard, he was curious whether or not the airline deserves the bad rap that people usually give it. Read More →
NEWS Mar 02, 2024 As Pressure Mounts, Boeing May be Forced to Purchase its Fuselage Supplier Spirit AeroSystems In the spotlight to improve its safety, Boeing is in discussions to acquire Spirit AeroSystems Inc., to reclaim control of its challenged former aerostructures unit and the main supplier that makes the bodies of the troubled 737 MAX planes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 20, 2024 What Can JetBlue Expect After Activist Investor Carl Icahn Acquired a 10% Stake in the Airline? Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a 10% interest in JetBlue by purchasing 33.6 million shares of its stock in January and February. His investment has caused a more than 18% rise in the prices of JetBlue stock, a phenomenon known as the Icahn Rise. There are several possible reasons for Icahn taking a stake in JetBlue, ranging from a simple profit-taking opportunity to long-term airline control. Read More →
NEWS Feb 07, 2024 Boeing's Quality Control Concerns Expand as Misdrilled Holes Found in 737 MAX Fuselages Boeing continues to face issues with its 737 MAX line, with a fresh wave of problems after discovering misdrilled holes in the fuselages of 50 undelivered aircraft. This latest setback is attributed to its supplier, Spirit AeroSystems. These issues add to the plane's troubled history and raise concerns about production quality and potential delivery delays. Read More →
NEWS Jan 28, 2024 How Chiefs and 49ers Fans Can Fly to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas Chiefs and 49ers fans are excited to see their teams play in the upcoming Super Bowl LVIII on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Many airlines - including American, Delta, and United - have added extra flights to accommodate fans in Kansas City and the San Francisco Bay Area. Fans in other cities can also visit the Super Bowl through additional flights from other airports nationwide. Read More →
NEWS Jan 16, 2024 Federal Judge Blocks $3.8B Acquisition of Spirit Airlines, Stock Plummets 61% A Federal Judge blocked the acquisition of Spirit Airlines by JetBlue, a merger that would have produced the fifth-largest airline in the United States. The ruling by District Judge William Young from Boston cited antitrust laws, saying the merger "does violence to the core principle of antitrust law: to protect the United States' markets -- and its market participants -- from anticompetitive harm." Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 02, 2023 The Future of JetBlue: Is the Airline in Serious Trouble? With an antitrust lawsuit and worse Q3 & Q4 than anticipated, JetBlue has seen some better days, but will this be the end of JetBlue? JetBlue has recently announced a buyout with Spirit Airlines worth around $3.8 billion. However, this effort may not succeed. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 23, 2023 Flying a Low-Cost Airline Anytime Soon? Here's How You Can Save Big Budget airlines have become a very popular method of travel across the world. But, how can one have the CHEAPEST budget airline experience? All is explained in this comprehensive article. Read More →
NEWS Aug 20, 2023 Airlines Waive Several Fees as Hurricane Hillary Heads for California Tropical depression Hillary is wreaking havoc on west coast aviation operations with numerous airlines delaying flights. This article also includes airline change policies in regards to the storm and Southern California. Read More →