A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
Saturday, October 12 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-10-13 02:44:59 GMT
People nationwide have been unable to access welfare benefits through their EBT cards Saturday. Reports on the matter indicated the issue has no connection to the government shutdown.More >>
Xerox, which handles EBT systems in several states, said Saturday night the problem that prevented people from using their cards to shop has now been corrected. More >>
(RNN) - Passengers should make sure their thirst is quenched before getting on a Frontier Airline's flight.
Coffee, tea, juice and soda will now cost passengers $1.99.
The airline announced the new changes on Wednesday which also include additional carry-on bag charges for those who book flights on third-party websites, like Travelocity, Expedia and others. A second carry-on bag will still cost all passengers $20.
The new changes are a ploy for customers to book flights on their website, FlyFrontier.com. The changes are also in part to satisfy complaints from Frontier frequent flyers who want more space for their luggage. The changes for carry-on bags will be implemented this summer and charges for soda will begin July 1. All of the charges are posted their website.
"Frontier continues to make it easier for customers flying with Frontier to pay only for the services they use, which allows us to continue lowering fares," said Daniel Shurz, Frontier's senior vice president, commercial in a press release.
Frontier Airlines is owned by Republic Airways Holdings, operating out of Indianapolis, IN and Denver, CO.
Passengers are used to paying extra for the convenience of carry-on baggage, but other airlines are trying to make a little extra money with other fees. Various airlines across the world are charging customers by weight.
Southwest Airlines requires oversized passengers to buy two seats, while Samoa Airlines charges by the pound.
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Airlines have gotten a bad reputation in recent years for nickel and diming their customers on nearly everything. Here are some airline fees that may upset you. More >>
Remember when checking a bag for a flight was free and airplane rides came with a meal? Airlines have gotten a bad reputation in recent years for nickel and diming their customers on nearly everything. Here are some airline fees that may upset you. More >>
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