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How to Get Around Spirit Air’s Baggage Extortion

Spirit Airlines is the airline that seems to invite everyone to hate it, partly because of doublespeak press releases that accompany every customer-unfriendly move. Here’s the one they put up at the beginning of the decade when first announcing new bag
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For a Better Flight Experience, Avoid the Deceptive U.S. Legacy Airlines

If you fly to Panama on American Airlines, you will not pay to check a bag on your economy class international flight. If you fly to Costa Rica you will. Flying to South America with a checked bag does not incur
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International Budget Airline Routes From the USA

Although you wouldn’t know it from all the bad airline service news, this is actually a good time to be flying internationally on a budget if you’re American. Fuel prices are still reasonable, the U.S. dollar is strong, and fewer travelers
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The Best U.S. Airlines (They’re Not the Big 3)

Travel + Leisure just published its annual “best of” issue with the results of its readers’ poll. When it comes to airlines, U.S. travelers would prefer to avoid the big 3. This readers’ poll is fraught with fundamental problems of course.

Which Frequent Flyer Program Sucks the Worst?

If you follow the U.S. airline industry, you know that the answer to almost any question with “worst” in the title will lead you to one name: US Airways. So it’s no surprise that they pulled up the rear once again