The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new, cheaper fares from American and United.
The "basic economy" fares from American and United are designed to attract the kind of thrifty fliers that have helped Spirit double in revenue in four years.
Spirit has always been known as a low-fare, high-fees carrier — the fees made it one of the most complained-about airlines in the industry.
At least Spirit passengers know what they're getting for what the airline calls a "bare fare," CEO Robert Fornaro said Wednesday.
Some airlines have their flight attendants ask you and your fellow passengers to raise your window shades during take-off and landing. This isn’t about waking passengers up at the end of a red-eye or having all the shades up or down for the next flight, it’s about safety. Read more
Microsoft has been steadily releasing beta previews of their upcoming Creators Update for Windows 10 which is scheduled to arrive this spring, but they’ve just confirmed that there is indeed another significant update planned for later this year. That and more in today’s news. Read more
Anna HollowayPaula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play was given a spare and lean treatment at the Paramount Theatre.
Produced and directed by George Adams, the episodic drama examines issues of control and manipulation in a somewhat dysfunctional family in suburban Maryland.