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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

Why are all the major airlines (excluding Southwest) seem to keep adding new fees for incidentals while providing less perks? We all know the answer is simple. 1,341 more words

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I decided to try to make heads or tails of the U.S. airlines charging $25 for the first checked in bag to Central American countries like Costa Rica. 1,496 more words

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From January 9- January 25, I and a friend toured the stunningly breathtaking country of Costa Rica which far surpassed our expectations. We returned home late in the evening of the 25th after a full day of travel ordeals. 1,240 more words

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Canadians can expect more bargains on base airfares next year: report

Believe it or not, the cost of an airline ticket in Canada was a relative bargain this year compared to the last several if you could manage to strip away… 368 more words


Lawmaker Urges Airlines To Drop Holiday Baggage Surcharges

With two airlines set to show their bah humbug by increasing baggage fees just in time for the holidays, one lawmaker is asking them to rethink that plan, you know, in the spirit of the season and all.  203 more words

Air Canada won't follow WestJet on new baggage fees -- for now

MONTREAL — Air Canada says it’s in no rush to extend baggage fees to more international flights just because WestJet is doing so ahead of dipping its toe deeper into the European market. 368 more words