Take Two for May 13, 2013

Frontier Airlines to charge for drinks and carry-on bags

An Airbus A318 with the logo of US compa

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An Airbus A318 with the logo of US company Frontier Airlines is seen on the tarmac of Hamburg Finkernwerder airport 22 July 2003. European aircraft maker Airbus announced 22 July that it had delivered its first 114-seater A318 commercial jet liner to the US company and will deliver four other A318s, part of the A320 family and priced at around 50 million euros, to Frontier by the end of 2004.

If you're planning to fly the friendly skies this summer, get ready for some kinda unfriendly nickel-and-diming.  

Last week, Frontier Airlines announced it will start charging as much as $100 for a carry-on bag. Oh, and hopefully you won't get thirsty, because that in-flight soda or coffee is now going for $1.99. Cheaper than Starbucks, but still.

Joining us to give us an idea of whether these fees will catch on industry-wide is Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent for Conde Nast Traveler.


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