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JET BLUE: New baggage fees & 1st class seats

Ecomedy Remix: Have you ever seen a person put $2,000 rims & $1,500 custom suede interior seats on an $800 Chevy? That’s how I feel about Jet Blue’s decision to create First-Class seating. 132 more words

Ecomedy Report

U.S. discount carrier JetBlue ends holdout, adopts baggage fee

NEW YORK – The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end.

The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. 583 more words


Those annoying fees charged by America's airlines hit their highest levels on record

Fliers seem to have become inured to the hefty fees America’s sullied airlines now charge for checked bags and changed flights. All the better for US airlines, which in the first quarter of this year raked in  191 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


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