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Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees: court

A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said 22 passengers could sue for breach of contract because there was no evidence that Spirit promptly notified them about the fees, and there were "ambiguities" in the prices they would pay. Spirit and its… ( More...

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alex hidveghy 2
It's called the "Bare Fare"........
James Steiner 1
Spirit is in the middle of a fleet repaint in which they too the "Home of the Bare Fare" slogan off of the engine cowlings
alex hidveghy 1
Most of their yellow Airbus in LAS already have that on their engine cowls and winglets...
bizprop 1
Don't buy your tickets through any of the third party sites because this is what happens. Go straight to the airline to book your tickets directly.


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