Frontier Airlines adds $100 carry-on fee
Airline to also start charging for soda, coffee
Frontier Airlines is adding a fee for carry-on bags, and plans to start charging $2 for soda and coffee.
The new carry-on fee announced Wednesday will be $25 if paid in advance, and $100 if paid at the gate. It applies to bags in the overhead bin, so small bags under the seat will still be free.
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Passengers who buy their tickets on the airline's website won't have to pay.
Frontier says the new fee will take effect this summer, and it will announce a specific date later.
The new drink fee begins July 1. Water will still be free.
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Spirit Airlines Inc. began charging a carry-on fee three years ago.
Frontier's parent, Republic Airways Holdings Inc., is trying to fix Frontier's finances and sell it.