Spirit Flight Dives 1,600 Feet to Avoid Mid-Air Collision

A Spirit Airlines flight leaving Detroit bound for Dallas/Ft. Worth on Monday night had to make an emergency 1,600-foot descent to avoid colliding with a nearby small plane. The Spirit pilot was notified by air traffic controllers that a small skydiving jump plane was within the vicinity of the jetliner. The Spirit pilot said he saw… Read More

Delta Airfare Hike for Business Travelers a Success

UPDATE Monday, Feb. 25: Delta’s airfare hike is successful, but as Rick Seaney notes, “Only on business fares inside of seven days of departure for domestic flights.” In other words, most of those affected are business travelers who purchase airfare at the last minute. 3:30 p.m. CST Thursday: All legacy… Read More