Frontier Airlines now charging for carry-on bags

Frontier Airlines now charging for carry-on bags

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(WJBK) -- Frontier Airlines says its passengers will now have to pay extra -- anywhere between an extra $20 and $50 -- to place carry-on bags in the overhead bin for advance seat assignments (up to $8).

The move comes as the Denver-based airline tries to transform itself into a fee-dependent airline, similar to Spirit Airlines or Allegiant Air -- the only other U.S. carriers to charge such fees.

Frontier says that in exchange for these new fees, it is lowering its base fare by an average of 12 percent.

Source: MarketWatch
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