Spirit Races Toward the Bottom

Spirit Races Toward the Bottom

07_03_06 nkulccIt’s interesting to see how low cost carriers developed differently in the US versus Europe. Over here, Southwest was always considered the standard for low-frills and low fares. When compared to what Ryanair has done in Europe, Southwest looks downright pricey and opulent.

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Spirit Changing It Up

Spirit Changing It Up

Spirit is definitely a unique kind of airline. Just a few years ago, they were a small airline flying ratty old MD80s out of their Detroit hub as well as sending cold weather travelers down south to warm up. Here is their route map from January 19, 2001.

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Spirit Does It Again

Spirit Does It Again

I’ve posted before about how good Spirit Airlines is at getting attention for themselves here, but their latest promo had me on the floor laughing. If you go to their homepage, you’ll see this in all its fully-animated glory:

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