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Florida woman’s lawsuit prompts the question, are budget airlines worth it?

Jul 26, 2023, 10:15 AM | Updated: Oct 23, 2023, 9:13 am

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Frontier Airlines plane seen at Cancun International Airport. On Wednesday, December 08, 2021, in Cancun International Airport, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

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Tune in to Dave & Dujanovic at 11:50 a.m. to hear about Dave’s experience traveling on Spirit Airlines. 

SALT LAKE CITY — A Florida woman made headlines this week after filing a class-action lawsuit against Frontier Airlines over their bag policy.

As reported by local Florida news outlets, the woman alleged that Frontier’s policy is misleading and accused the airline of “bait-and -switch” tactics.

The woman said she was forced to check her bag for $100 — which was almost the cost of her plane ticket —  in order to board her flight.

But the woman said she had traveled with the same bag in the past without ever having to check it.

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Florida woman’s lawsuit prompts the question, are budget airlines worth it?