01/18/2011 01:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Airfares, Hidden Fees Will Rise In 2011 (VIDEO)

It's barely two weeks into 2011 and already the airlines are on track to charge fliers more this year than last, according to ABC News.

Airline analyst Rick Seaney predicts that in 2011 parents will be forced to pay for a seat for infants and, perhaps even more upsetting, there might not be any more free drinks on airplanes.

The airlines make billions of dollars on fees alone, and with the rising cost of fuel, things are bound to get worse. Some analysts are even saying that it's only a matter of time before it costs extra to speak to someone at the airport.

Check out the video below to get the full story.


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