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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

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Planning to fly with an ultra low-cost carrier? Canadians shouldn’t expect too much

Canadians hoping to fly with WestJet’s planned ultra low-cost carrier (ULCC) should prepare themselves for a flight that is short on legroom and takes added costs to another level, experts say. 626 more words


HACKED! How To Save Money On Baggage Fees

I love a good travel hack! Especially if its about to save me money on baggage fees. Check how Rachel Grant fits over 100 items into her carry on! 25 more words


After 8 Years And $7.5 Million In Sanctions, Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Over Delta, AirTran Checked Bag Fees

Nearly a decade has passed since travelers sued Delta Air Lines and AirTran, alleging that the carriers colluded in creating their fees for checked bags. In that time, the AirTran has vanished and Delta had to pay… 438 more words