The Transportation Security Administration says it doesn’t yet have a timeline for when its database will be updated so that Colorado IDs are recognized
Pilots are picketing, airlines are hiring. What that means for summer travel. Plus: Colorado and the debt ceiling, job complications, more!
Airline travelers expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels this weekend in Denver, so it’s best to plan ahead for multiple reasons.
Southwest Airlines is suing the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment in federal court, claiming the state’s new sick leave law “imposes a pervasive and comprehensive paid sick leave scheme on employers.” The airline claims it already provides generous paid sick leave to its employees and that Colorado’s sick leave policy contradicts and prevents the […]
In February, Denver-based Frontier Airlines announced its intention to buy Spirit Airlines. It spurred a lot of local excitement and a round of low-cost sales that people snatched up, me included. I definitely paid a premium for it in the end. My cousin’s memorial service was set for early April in Annapolis, so I booked […]
By David Koenig and Michelle Chapman, The Associated Press Spirit Airlines said Monday that it still supports Frontier Airlines’ $2.9 billion takeover bid for the airline, saying it was more likely to win regulatory approval than JetBlue’s competing $3.6 billion offer. Spirit said antitrust regulators are unlikely to approve JetBlue’s offer because of JetBlue’s alliance with […]
Frontier Airlines has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by a group of flight attendants who claimed the carrier discriminated against them during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Denver-based Frontier agreed to keep or change several policies to address the needs of pregnant and lactating personnel in settling the litigation, the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado, […]
By David Koenig, The Associated Press JetBlue Airways has offered to buy Spirit Airlines for about $3.6 billion and break up a plan for Spirit to merge with rival budget carrier Frontier Airlines. Spirit said Tuesday that it received an unsolicited bid from JetBlue. It said its board will evaluate the offer and decide what’s […]
In the past year, United Airlines touted hiring bonuses as high as $10,000. It upped its starting wages to nearly $20 an hour. Earlier this week, it held an in-person job fair at the United Club at Empower Field at Mile High stadium — its second in eight months. The company needs extra help in […]
By Michelle Chapman, The Associated Press Frontier is buying Spirit Airlines in a $2.9 billion cash-and-stock deal that will create the nation’s fifth largest carrier. The tie-up is valued at $6.6 billion when accounting for the assumption of debt and other liabilities. The companies said Monday that the transaction will provide more low-cost fares for […]