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S&P Downgrades Spirit Airlines Debt to CCC Due to Cash Crunch

S&P Global Ratings downgraded Spirit Airlines debt deeper into junk status on expectations of inadequate liquidity over the next 12 months.


Spirit Airlines Increases Checked Bag Weight Limit to 50 Pounds, Extends Voucher Use Time

Spirit Airlines has raised its checked bag weight allowance from 40 to 50 pounds, aligning it with US legacy carriers, and extended voucher usage time from 90 days to one year.


Airport Worker Charged With Felony for Stealing Passenger Luggage

A Spirit Airlines passenger tracked her stolen bag to an airport worker's home in Fort Lauderdale using an Apple Watch, resulting in felony charges against the employee.

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