August 13, 2012
A new class-action lawsuit alleges that low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has duped consumers out of millions of dollars, presenting a so-called Passenger Usage Fee as a government-required charge rather than a profit-driving ancillary fee.
Lawyers from the firm Podhurst Orseck say in a release that the airline "has intentionally and systematically targeted consumers with deceptive advertising and pricing practices for years." More
Brady, P. (August 7, 2012) Spirit Airlines Slapped With Class-Action Lawsuit Over 'Passenger Usage Fee'. Retrieved August 13, 2012 from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/07/spirit-airlines-slapped-with-lawsuit_n_1752955.html#slide=1093354