July 11th, 2019
In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spirit Airlines for allegedly deceptively advertising a “Shortcut Security” option that allows consumers who pay for this option to use a separate, faster line to get through security at certain U.S. airports when, according to the plaintiffs, the option is a “complete sham.” According to the
September 7th, 2017
In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spirit Airlines for allegedly using bait-and-switch marketing tactics. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the airline misleadingly represents that it is a “low-cost, low-fare airline” offering affordable travel when, according to plaintiffs, customers pay more than the advertised price because the airline charges additional fees that are
December 4th, 2012
An August 2012 class action charges Spirit Airlines with federal racketeering (RICO) alleging that it is “engaging in an enterprise to systemically assess and collect disingenuous hidden charges from Spirit Airlines customers.” The lawsuit claims that Spirit charges a “bogus and unconscionable” “Passenger Usage Fee” hidden among the fees and taxes at the bottom of
December 3rd, 2019
In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spirit Airlines for allegedly misleadingly advertising a “Shortcut Security” option that the airline claims allows customers who purchase the option to use a separate, faster line to get through security at certain airports when, according to the complaint, the service is “illusory” because most airports do
January 16th, 2021
The pandemic has also triggered lawsuits over privacy issues with some video conferencing apps, and more.
September 30th, 2013
Does free speech protect deceptive advertising?