Spirit Airlines Hit with Class Action Over Passenger Fees

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Consumers who purchased an airline ticket from Spirit airways and were charged a "passenger usage fee."
Damages
It has been alleged that $40 million may have been lost by Spirit customers who were charged passenger usages fees.
Company(ies)
Spirit Airlines
Additional Details
According to reports, Spirit currently lists the fee, which ranges between $9 and $17, as "optional" on its site, but allegations have surfaced that this hasn't always been the case. Rather, it was listed as an unavoidable part of the base fare and can be found in itineraries next to the words "passenger usage fee."