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Bag Fees

Airline Charges Extra For Bags, Right When We Need Them Most

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — If you are visiting family over Christmas and you're flying on Spirit Airlines, be ready to fork over a couple more dollars to check a...

Major City Moves Closer To $.10 Bag Fee

The Baltimore Sun | YVONNE WENGER | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

Customers at most stores in Baltimore would have to pay 10 cents for almost every bag they accept -- whether paper or plastic -- under legislation hea...

Passenger Did What To Avoid Fees?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Travel

Well, this is one way to avoid unwanted baggage fees. A passenger traveling Delta Air Lines Flight 1452 was questioned upon arrival at New York's ...

A First For Airline Bag Fees

Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel

The dreaded airline bag fees have hopped the pond. Beginning in April 2013, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will begin charging passengers for checked bags o...

Say It Ain't So, Southwest!

Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines' CEO Gary Kelly spoke with CNBC's "Squawk Box" Thursday morning to discuss his company's 4th quarter earnings, and slipped in that ...

Ask Airfarewatchdog: Your Air Travel Questions Answered

George Hobica | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Trying to solve that age-old question: Why Don't Airlines Enforce Their Boarding Procedures?

Airlines Collect Record Amount From Bag Fees

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- U.S. airlines collected more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees during the first half of the year, the largest amount ever collected in tha...

So, Which Two Airlines Are Charging For Carry Ons?

George Hobica | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Answering questions about carry-on bag fees and flights to Hawaii.

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

Telluride Poised To Charge Fee For Disposable Grocery Bags

The Watch Newspapers | Karen James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TELLURIDE - The details are still very much in the making, but the Telluride Town Council during a worksession on Tuesday voiced unanimous support for...

United to charge $15 for first checked bag

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Baggage fees are fast becoming an unavoidable part of U.S. flying _ the largest two carriers now charge $15 for a first checked bag. ...