Spirit again delays shareholder merger vote to continue talks with Frontier, JetBlue

A Spirit Airlines plane on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines on Wednesday delayed shareholder vote on its proposed merger with Frontier Airlines until July 8, hours before a meeting scheduled for Thursday so it can further discuss … Read more

Frontier, JetBlue battle over Spirit Airlines goes down to the wire with competing bids

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The most heated airline battle in recent years comes to a head on Thursday when Spirit Airlines’ shareholders vote on a proposed tie-up with fellow discount carrier … Read more

Delta offers free flight changes over July Fourth weekend

An Airbus A330-323 aircraft, operated by Delta Air Lines. Benoit Tessier | Reuters Delta Air Lines is allowing travelers to change their tickets for free during the busy Fourth of July weekend, allowing fliers to avoid paying a fare difference and skip the airport during a “potentially challenging” few days. The unusual offer, normally extended … Read more

Maverick’ gives 2022 box office momentum, but inflation could hurt

“Top Gun: Maverick” rocketed to $ 1 billion at the global box office over the weekend, setting a new career milestone for star Tom Cruise and signaling some momentum for the domestic box office as it heads into the second half of the year. The Paramount and Skydance film is the second feature to reach … Read more

Juul seeks to extend stay on FDA ban, citing inadequate evaluation

A sign advertising Juul brand vaping products is seen outside a shop in New York City, February 6, 2019. Mike Segar | Reuters Juul Labs is seeking to extend a temporary stay on the Food and Drug Administration’s ban of its e-cigarettes, according to a court filing Tuesday. Juul said in the filing that the … Read more

JetBlue ups offer for Spirit Airlines ahead of shareholder vote

LaGuardia International Airport Terminal A for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines in New York. Leslie Josephs | CNBC JetBlue Airways again increased its offer for Spirit Airlines as a shareholder vote for the discounter’s deal to merge with Frontier Airlines is just days away. Frontier sweetened its offer on Friday and Spirit’s CEO told CNBC then … Read more

American Airlines’ regional carrier Envoy offers pilots triple pay for some July trips

American Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 regional jet aircraft as seen on final approach landing at New York JFK international airport in NY, on February 13, 2020. Nicolas Economou | Nurphoto | Getty Images American Airlines’ regional carrier Envoy Air is offering pilots triple pay to pick up trips for most of next month, the latest effort … Read more

EssilorLuxottica Chairman Leonardo del Vecchio dies at 87, local media reports

Leonardo Del Vecchio Marka / Universal Images Group via Getty Images Leonardo del Vecchio, the chairman of spectacles maker EssilorLuxottica and one of Italy’s wealthiest business figures, has died aged 87, Italian media reported on Monday. There was no immediate comment from his company but a source confirmed the reports. Del Vecchio rose from a … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays ahead of July Fourth weekend

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare to travel on the July … Read more