By Pablo Fanque,All This Is That National Affairs Editor
Fact checking and research by Jack Brummet
"As you know," the source told Fanque, "we have positioned ourselves as the 'ultra low-cost' airline (ULCC). It wasn't much of a leap to go from charging for carry-on bags to charging for other, well, services." The source disclosed that Spirit Airlines is about to impose a modest ($5.00) fee for seat belt rentals on all flights.
Calls--and nine emails--placed to three other major airlines, asking for comment, were not returned.