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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, …

Bottled Water? It’s Not Free – NYTimes.com

For airline passengers who wonder what carriers will think to charge for next, Frontier Airlines has an answer that is threefold: nonalcoholic drinks, carry-ons and using Expedia. Soda, coffee, tea and juice will soon cost $1.99 for basic- and economy-fare ticket holders. Water in a glass will be free, but …

Watercooler Stories – March 5, 2013 – UPI.com

FAA investigates ‘Harlem Shake’ DENVER, March 4 (UPI) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it is investigating a “Harlem Shake” incident aboard a Frontier Airlines flight. KUSA, Denver, reported members of the Colorado College Wasabi ultimate Frisbee team flying from Colorado to San Diego decided to do their version …

Blame Jimmy Carter for all the airline bankruptcies. Or better yet, thank him. – Slate Magazine

American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corporation, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, surprising exactly no one. A major corporate bankruptcy is normally a bit of a shock, but there’s nothing shocking about bankruptcy in the American passenger air business, where filings are way more common than crashes. Frontier …

Airline sorry for removing quadriplegic – UPI.com

DENVER, June 21 (UPI) — Frontier Airlines has apologized for removing a quadriplegic man from a flight to Denver after the pilot said he couldn’t be properly restrained in his seat. John Morris of Fort Collins, Colo. was headed home from Dallas when flight attendants were told by the pilot …