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

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.
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  • mogando
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    That's okay... cheapos who choose Allegiant deserve to be shafted. Just like those who choose Spirit Air in order to save $10 but end up paying $100 extra in fees.

     

    Southwest doesn't have the lowest fares, but at least they're very transparent and don't trap you left and right.
    3 Apr 2012, 01:31 PM Reply Like
  • rhiannion
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    Fly Southwest seems to be the choice.
    3 Apr 2012, 01:35 PM Reply Like
  • eagle1003
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    Next will be a fee for using the washroom while inflight. It's time for the governments to step in and put a stop to this blatant gouging of the consumer.
    3 Apr 2012, 02:06 PM Reply Like
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