This is SUCH bullshiz!
Last year, Spirit Airlines became the first American airline to charge a fee for carry-on baggage, which we thought was seriously lame.
Then, they briefly SORT OF won us over with some of their funny ads, such as their recent "Weiner Sale!" ad.
No amount of weiners can make up for their new policy though: starting November 1st, they'll charge $5 for boarding passes printed out by Spirit agents EACH WAY. WTF?
There won't be any charge if you check in online or print your own boarding pass, but just on principle we find this ridiculous!
We understand that people use Spirit Airlines because they have cheap flights, but what's the point in offering discount flights if you're going to add extra charges for EVERYTHING! We've even heard that they charge for water on Spirit flights. SO uncool!
Here's what Spirit President and CEO Ben Baldanza had to say about the new policy: