A lawsuit that stretches back to all the way to 2009 and the early days of baggage fees accusing Delta Air Lines and AirTran of colluding to implement their original fees for passengers’ first checked bags has finally achieved class-action certification. 317 more words
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I enjoy airports, for the most part. It’s the best place to people-watch and create little stories about who they are and where they’re going. There was the beautiful woman wearing yoga pants that seemed to be painted on (she had no underwear on, we all could see that) and a sports bra who must have been flying to Iceland for the annual “Miss Herring Pudding Contest.” I chatted a little bit with a large sized man who was taking a spur-of-the-moment trip to Salt Lake City to see his sister who had recently been in a car accident, and I wondered how in the world the strip club would survive without its best bouncer for a whole week. 610 more words
Spirit Airlines has long been known as the airline that charges a fee for nearly everything: checked bags, carry-on bags, seat selection, and water, just to name a few. 253 more words
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