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02/11/2014 11:28 am ET Updated Feb 11, 2014

The True Cost Of Transporting A $25 Checked Bag Is About $2, Analysis Finds

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When airlines began charging for checked bags in 2008, they blamed the high cost of jet fuel for the move. But how much does it actually cost an airline in jet fuel to transport your suitcase?

About $2 and maybe less, a Free Press analysis shows.

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