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In a fury over airline fees?

CNN Money has an article out about how air fares are declining – in fact, summer fares are at their lowest in seven years. But what about the current state of airline ancillary FEES? 181 more words

Travels

Flying for Fees: how the airlines are keeping families from sitting togther and what you can do about it

Airlines have increasingly devised clever (if unethical) ways to charge extra fees for a wide variety of “add ons” once considered part of the ticket price. 277 more words

News

Consumers Finally Win One: Real Airfare Prices

Despite the millions airlines poured into lobbying against it, as of yesterday the U.S. Department of Transportation has mandated that all flights operating in the U.S. 462 more words

Destinations

Most Popular Bargain Travel Posts of the Year

This is probably the last post of the year as I turn off all the blinking distractions and give the chattering a rest. Time to let my eyes focus on the loved ones around me for a week instead of glowing pixels. 131 more words

Destinations

Airline Fees in Europe

SmarterTravel has published a series of great tables to help passengers figure out how much they’ll get reamed by various airlines in extra fees and frequent flyer fees to redeem “free” tickets. 433 more words

Destinations

A Weekend With No Baggage Fees on Allegiant Air

One travel perk of moving to Tampa for a couple years has been a big improvement in flight options. Besides having lots of airports within a 4-hour drive if needed, one 30 minutes away is a hub for Allegiant Air . 672 more words

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It may not feel like it, but US airline fees are actually leveling out

US airline baggage and booking fees—the bane of many travelers’ existences—are finally leveling out after years of explosive growth.

Data from PlaneStats.com, an aviation-data platform run by consulting firm Oliver Wyman, show that US airline fees are rising at a slower pace than they have in the past. 265 more words