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Air Travel Baggage Rantings

I’m a frequent traveler for work. Over my past several trips, one thing has occurred a lot that is irritating me while traveling in the United States; it’s baggage. 273 more words

Personal Musings

Fun Fact Friday: 5/15/15-- A man wears 70 pieces of clothing to avoid baggage fees

Did you know that in 2012 a man, in China, wore 70 pieces of clothing on a flight to avoid baggage fees?

According to the Business Insider, this is true. 44 more words

Fun Fact Friday

WestJet making millions from new fees – and it’s just getting started

New fees on checked luggage are packing a financial windfall for WestJet, with the airline saying Tuesday it’s seen a spike in how much money it’s getting because of the new charge. 463 more words


USDOT: Airlines In US Collect Billions In Baggage Fees

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — All those extra fees are adding up for the airlines.

The Department of Transportation says airlines collected $3.5 billion in bag fees last year. 32 more words


Airlines ring up bigger profits from baggage fees, lower fuel price

Airlines on both sides of the border are making more money these days as they collect more from fees on checked baggage and other charges, as well as benefit from cheaper jet fuel prices. 676 more words


Is Charging Baggage Fees A Policy to help Customers Save Money?

Those of you who travel by air a lot may notice that there are a growing number of airlines beginning to charge baggage fees in recent years. 381 more words


I don't care about $2

NOTE: This is Part 1 of a series of posts inspired by 40 very active hours of travel on  March 13-14, 2015.  There will be at least 3 more entries in this series. 645 more words