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Fliers want to pay airlines more money to exit the plane first

The billions of dollars in extra fees charged by US airlines have long been a thorn in the side of air travelers. And yet, fliers have clearly… 239 more words

Feds probe possible airline collusion to keep fares high

WASHINGTON (KRON) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. 782 more words


Travel: Oh No!.......JetBlue Adds Bag Check Fees....From $15 to $25 Per Checked Bag

One of BOTB’s favorite discount carriers JetBlue has added bag check Fees. Since its inception this low cost carrier with great pricing, and GREAT amenities…..Think satellite TV on seat backs & leather chairs in economy class; is now following the lead of many major carriers. 124 more words


U.S. airlines collect record amount from bag fees

NEW YORK – U.S. airlines continue to collect record fees from passengers who check suitcases or make changes to their reservations. In the first three months of this year, airlines took in $1.6 billion in such fees, up 7.4 per cent from the same period last year. 158 more words


Man changes name to avoid airline fee

Holy airline fees, Batman!

One man went so far as to legally change his name to avoid paying them. The name he picked? Adam West, the man who played Batman on television. 137 more words

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Man Legally Changes His Name Just To Avoid Airline Booking Error Fee

Because you can’t just fly under anyone’s name, some airlines institute a fee for travelers seeking to change the name on their already purchased ticket to ward against reselling them for a profit. 195 more words

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