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A New Airline for America’s Cheapest Travelers? – Businessweek

The low-fares, high-fees business model is expanding across the airline industry, and now a third ultralow-cost carrier appears ready to enter the battle between Spirit Airlines (SAVE) and Allegiant Travel (ALGT) for America’s cheapest travelers. Frontier Airlines, the Denver-based airline known for the majestic wild animals painted on its jets’ tails, …

Things airport security screeners won’t tell you

TSA personnel feel as bad about confiscating that family-sized tube of toothpaste you inadvertently put in your carry-on, as you regret losing it. That’s according to former TSA agents speaking anonymously in an August Reader’s Digest article headlined: 13 Things an Airport Screener Won’t Tell You Among other revelations: — …

Airlines enhance, upgrade airport lounges

Airlines are competing for the ever-lucrative business traveler market by spending millions to build new lounges or upgrade existing ones at U.S. airports. Delta Air Lines last week opened a 24,000-square-foot lounge at New York’s JFK airport with a 2,000-square-foot outdoor Sky Deck, an unusual outdoor space for a U.S. …