Senators act to stop airline carryon charges

Posted April 15th, 2010 by masshole
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ATLANTA – Six Democratic senators want to hit U.S. airlines with a tax if they charge passengers for their carryon bags.

The senators said Wednesday that this would keep more airlines from following Spirit Airlines' lead. The small Florida airline said last week that starting Aug. 1 it will charge its customers as much as $45 to bring a bag aboard its aircraft and put it in an overhead bin.

I will charge Spirit the tax

soliscjw 5 years 2 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago

I will not fly Spirit to go anywhere and I think most people will stop flying with them as well the free-market tax of losing business is the only extra tax they should pay. not to mention it would just get passed to the passengers.

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