2nd Minute Suites in Atlanta Airport and Why You Shouldn’t Fly Spirit

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  1. That stand up routine was awful. But then again, most of amateur stand up “comedy” is. As a United lifetime MM Gold I choose Spirit for the majority of my domestic leisure travel because the amount that legacy carriers are charging out of IAH is completely ridiculous. And now they’re charging $40-80 RT on top of that to use my elite benefits with their outrageous Basic Economy fares? I hope Spirit runs the legacies out of business because they’re the only thing keeping them accountable.

  2. What is it with passengers refusing to move from their seats whenever there is a weight distribution issue? I was on two different flights (Southwest and United) re ently and both times the pax refused to budge. Finally, the Southwest attendant, rightly irritated, went up to the front of the plane, turned and faced the pax, and announced that he was counting down 10 seconds, or the plane wpould be completely offloaded and we would all be further delayed..

  3. I don’t appreciate the “Spirit jokes in Nov 2017”
    A year ago u could get away with that. Not anymore
    The personal item is larger on Spirit than United !
    Also now I can download my boarding pass on the Spirit mobile app or via email and no head strait to the gate with my personal item
    I can’t do that with United’s. I have to go to the kiosk to have munchies personal item checked and molested before I can get a printed boarding pass ( no mobile option) for basic economy

  4. I love flying Spirit so much.

    I love them so much, I actually work for them. It was a funny clip though.

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