Allegiant Air announced on Monday that it would start charging passengers $35 for carry-on luggage by Wednesday. According to AirlineReporter.com, the bag fee will go live on the airline's website at midnight Tuesday.
An Allegiant Air jetliner flys by the Luxor Resort & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airportm in Las Vegas. David Becker / Associated PressSkift Take: Safety and "cheap at any cost"
These days, to succeed, a small airline needs a distinct niche, and that typically means providing a service that the giant lines aren't. Here are eight North American airlines that have each found their niche.