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More fees, less leg room: a new normal at Canadian airlines

WATCH ABOVE: Canada’s airlines are picking up a global trend by charging for in-flight entertainment, baggage and other services beyond base fare. As Sean O’Shea reports, the practice is bolstering the airlines’ income stream. 483 more words


Visa Unveils Plan To Breakdown Airline Fees Separately On Statements

With all the extra fees tacked on by airlines – bag fees, WiFi fees, seat upgrade fees – it can be hard to remember exactly what you paid for each of these add-on charges. 197 more words

Josh Freed: Death by 1,000 service cuts — unless you pay a fee

On a recent five-hour flight I paid a $25 “excess” baggage fee for my one modestly-sized bag — a fee that used to be included in your ticket. 766 more words

Local News

My $42 bottle of shampoo by Bill Storie

By Bill Storie

I was recently on a business trip out of Bermuda to let’s just say North America. I usually just have a walk-on bag and a briefcase. 478 more words

Quality Of Life

Pay Me My Money Down

by Nancy Bestor

I’m just back from a weekend trip on Allegiant Air, one of the many “discount/no frills” airlines currently in operation in the US. 622 more words

Travel Advice

JetBlue's Reputation Up in the Air After Baggage Fee Announcement

We predicted this would happen. When JetBlue announced in November that it was scrapping its first-checked-bag-free policy and reducing legroom by shoehorning more seats onto its planes, Wall Street was thrilled — the airline’s stock jumped 4% after the announcement. 390 more words

These Are the Airline Fees Actually Worth Paying For

This article originally appeared on Map Happy.

Fees are the reality of flying today and it’s left us with a whole bunch of to-pay-or-not-to-pay questioning. 885 more words