Bags don't fly free: Allegiant Travel (ALGT +2.3%) ups the ante on charging passengers fees with...

|About: Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT)|By:, SA News Editor

Bags don't fly free: Allegiant Travel (ALGT +2.3%) ups the ante on charging passengers fees with a new policy tagging customers with a $35 hit for carry-on bags requiring overhead bin space due to their size. The move could set off a chain reaction among major carriers - not entirely satisfied with the record $32.5B haul the industry took in for ancillary fees last year.