Spirit Airlines Has Replaced Southwest As The King Of Low-Cost Carriers

There are 3 comments on the Jul 23, 2013, Silicon Alley Insider story titled Spirit Airlines Has Replaced Southwest As The King Of Low-Cost Carriers. In it, Silicon Alley Insider reports that:

In the post de-regulation US airline industry, the single most recognizable words to the layman traveler have to be the "Southwest Effect" .

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Since: May 08

Santee CA

#1 Jul 24, 2013
Low fares, but fess for everything.... when you add it up costs a much if not more
steve

Roanoke, VA

#2 Jul 24, 2013
Spirit is a cattle car operation that picks the willing customers pockets. I would never fly them, it seems they cater to the Walmart crowd.
Milo

San Antonio, TX

#3 Jul 28, 2013
Urge caution using credit cards when flying this carrier. I allowed a relative to use my card a little over a year ago for a ticket on Spirit. Exactly one year later they charged another sixty (60) buck to that card. It was hell getting a credit for the charged amount. Personally, I would hitch-hike rather than use this carrier.

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