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August 12 2012

Spirit Airlines Slapped With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Passenger Usage Fee

Alicia Leonard

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 

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