As Expected, Another Airline Begins Charging For First Checked Bag
Frontier Airlines announces fee for first checked bag
DENVER, CO (September 12, 2008) - Frontier Airlines announced today it will begin charging a $15 fee for a first checked bag, effective for travel on or after November 1, 2008.
Frontier's EarlyReturns(R) Summit and Ascent members, as well as active-duty military personnel and AirTran Airways A+ Rewards Elite members traveling on Frontier Airlines, will not be charged for a first or second checked bag.
The new fee goes into effect for tickets purchased on or after September 13, 2008 and applies to travel commencing on or after November 1, 2008. Frontier introduced a $25 fee for a second checked bag fee in June.