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18 Apr 2010 21:15


Biz: Charles Schumer twist airlines’ arms on carry-on bag charges

  • 5 major air carriers won’t follow
    Spirit Airlines’ ill-advised lead source

08 Apr 2010 22:27


Biz, Offbeat: Nudists better at public relations than Spirit Airlines

  • bad pr In an attempt to get people to
    stow more of their luggage, Spirit Airlines starts charging as much as $45 for carry-on items. Instead of, you know, not charging extra to stow luggage.
  • good pr Seeing a perfect opportunity,
    the American Association for Nude Recreation leaps on the news as a chance to promote nudism, because, hey, you’ll need less
    luggage! source

06 Apr 2010 11:02


Biz: Don’t fly on Spirit Airlines: They now charge for carry-on bags

  • $45 cost each way to store an item overhead if you don’t join some stupid little club
  • $30 cost each way to store that same item if you are smart and reserve a spot ahead of time
  • $20 cost each way if you join their club; join our “don’t fly Spirit Airlines” club instead source