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Spirit Airlines Tries To Improve Image By Giving Away Free Miles

Few airlines in the world are misunderstood as much as low cost carrier Spirit Airlines. The company operates via a strict à-la-carte model, charging fees for every feasible experience beyond a simple plane seat, including carry-on bags, pre-assigned seating, food and beverage and even using a …

Quinoa Trend Peaks, Results In Whiskey

Quinoa is the perfect example of the insane journey food trends travel. Someone catches wind of a great ingredient -- like quinoa, which has been a Peruvian staple for centuries before making its way into our health food stores -- markets it heavily, the product <i>explodes</i>, and before you know it, …

BNP Pleads Guilty Again in $9 Billion U.S. Sanctions Accord

BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan, Cuba and Iran. Prosecutors had accused the bank of processing billions of dollars …

Lufthansa plans new low-cost long-haul airline

Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, is planning to set up a new low-cost airline for long-distance travel.<p>It is part of the company's strategy designed to stop its fall in profits.<p>Jeremy Howell reports.

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Standard General gives American Apparel a $25 million lifeline

New York-based hedge fund Standard General said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it would provide American Apparel (APP) with $25 million in …