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How Much Is That Doggie in the Cabin?

If you’re one of the millions flying this holiday season, you may be wondering whether you’ll have to pay fees for services that aren’t included in your ticket price. 444 more words

Business Regulation And Consumer Protection

American Airlines CEO Predicts Industry Is Never "Going To Lose Money Again"

In words that will most surely never come back to haunt him, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker boldly declared this week that the U.S. airline industry is in such a solid place right now that he doesn’t see how it could ever end up in the red. 705 more words


Congratulations America, You Gave Airlines $7.1B In Baggage And Change Fees Last Year

For the better part of the last decade, airlines have been tacking on fees for everything from checking bags to allowing customers to cancel or change their flights. 815 more words


Airlines Making Billions From Baggage Fees

Airlines are making a killing from fees. Last year, U.S. based airlines brought in a total of $4.2 billion from baggage fees alone, according to figures released by the… 290 more words


Packing like a Pro

Baggage Fees for checked luggage can add up quickly, and let’s be honest…who wants to haul around a giant suitcase during your vacation?  Follow some of the tips below to increase the amount of space you have available in your carry-on luggage and avoid having to pay those hefty fees for larger checked baggage. 358 more words

U.S. airlines collected $4.2 billion in baggage fees last year

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Airline passengers paid about $1 million more a day in baggage fees last year, according to figures released by the Department of Transportation Tuesday. 309 more words


Congress Asks Airline Industry To Explain Why It "Hates The American People"

While no one was forcibly dragged out of room 2167 of the Rayburn Office Building during this morning’s Congressional hearing on the airline industry, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle appeared to be united (but not United) in their distaste for byzantine booking systems, lack of options, and the billions of dollars in add-on fees collected by carriers. 1,401 more words

Government Policy