Do Gay Travelers Have A Lot Of Baggage? Don’t Fly Spirit

OK, you have seen the travelers  trying to avoid the checked baggage fee and cramming 7 days of clothes into a carry on that has to be SHOVED into the overhead!

Spirit Airlines’
new $100 fee for a carry-on bag may be the most recent irritant for
fliers, but other airlines also have quietly raised their fees.

Spirit says that beginning Nov. 6 it will charge $100 for fliers who pay
for a carry-on bag at the boarding gate. That’s a big jump from the $45
the airline is charging now at airport gates and means it could cost
$200 round-trip to carry a bag on board.

Most airlines don’t charge to
carry on a bag, but last month Allegiant Air began charging up to $35, depending on the route.

Bag fees on other airlines also have been rising since USA TODAY surveyed all fees in September:

Air Lines’ highest fee then for a second checked bag was $75 for some
international flights. Now the airline charges $80 for fliers paying
online and $100 at the airport for flights between the USA and Europe or
North Africa.

•American Airlines’
highest fee in September for a second checked bag was $60 on some
international flights. Now the price is $70 for flights between the USA
and South America (excluding Brazil).

increased its fee for a second checked bag from $35 to $40 in February.
Unlike most competitors, though, the airline doesn’t charge to check a
first bag.

BACK TO SPIRIT – It’s been 24 hours of turbulence for Spirit Airlines chief executive Ben
Baldanza since he waved off his airline’s “irrelevant” industry-worst
customer complaint record in an exclusive interview with

Meanwhile, as support for a “Boycott Spirit Airlines” Facebook page jetted past 30,000 supporters early Friday — up from 700 earlier this week — a second Facebook page is now calling for Baldanza’s ouster.

“Facebook facilitated the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak …
now we must force Ben Baldanza out,” the group’s description reads.
“His actions towards a dying veteran and his airline’s customers are
reprehensible. We have the power to make him resign!”

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