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Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel
Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel

Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is changing its colors — but not its stripes. Following the lead of Southwest and Frontier airlines, Florida-based Spirit announced a new, very yellow livery for its fleet of 61 planes. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Sept. 22, 9:57 a.m.: An earlier version of this post stated that Spirit Airlines has a fleet of 35 planes. It has 61 planes. ------------ With less fanfare, the ultra low-fare carrier known for imposing a long menu of passenger fees recently notified passengers that it is raising bag fees by $2 for flights during the upcoming holidays. The higher fees are for flights booked after Aug. 19 for trips between Dec. 18 and Jan....

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