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Airlines net record baggage fees in 2012

May 15, 2013
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK - U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year - the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago. Passengers shouldn't expect a break anytime soon. Those fees - along with extra charges for boarding early or picking prime seats - have helped return the industry to profitability.

 
 

 

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