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Spirit Airlines passengers wait out long delays in Miami. (Credit CBS 2)

Voluntary Inspections Make Long Night For Spirit Airlines Passengers In Miami

It was a long night for Spirit Airlines passengers in Miami. Hundreds of them were stranded after voluntary engine inspections grounded flights and delayed take-offs.

10/24/2013

Spirit Airlines Jet sits on tarmac at LaGuardia (CBS 2)

Passenger Pulled From Plane At LaGuardia Reportedly Over Making Threat

A Spirit Airlines jet was sitting in the tarmac at LaGuardia airport following the removal of a passenger who made a threat, CBS 2 reports.

11/19/2012

United Airlines is just the latest carrier to introduce lighter-weight seats with slimmer backrests. (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines The Latest Carrier To Make Its Coach Seats Smaller

In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.

09/05/2012

Senator Charles E. Schumer at a news conference (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Urges Airlines To Let Parents, Children Sit Together Without Paying Extra

The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are going to find it harder to sit together without paying fees that can add up to hundreds of dollars over the original ticket price.

05/27/2012

Generic Plane File Photo (credit: Getty images)

AC Airport Saw Record Traffic Numbers In ’10

More than 1.4 million passengers flew in or out of the airport last year, an 8 percent increase over the previous high set in 2007. It’s a 31 percent increase in scheduled service over 2009.

01/18/2011