Baggage Fees

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Tips For Preparing Your Teens To Travel Alone

Here are some tips to take the guesswork out of booking a solo flight for your teenager.

10/08/2014

Space Saving Bags (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

An American Airlines passenger waits for her luggage. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Passengers Vent Frustrations As Airlines Pocket $1.7 Billion In Baggage Fees

Not only did a new government report say passengers will have fewer options when it comes to airlines and flights from which to choose, it also found airlines are making record profits from baggage fees.

09/26/2012

A Delta Airlines customer checks his baggage before a flight. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Airlines Collected $3.4 Billion In Baggage Fees In 2010

In 2010, the major airlines made a combined $2.6 billion in profits, less than they collected in bag fees.

06/14/2011

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New Federal Rules Hold Airlines Accountable For Tarmac Waits, Hidden Fees

New federal rules could mean airlines will soon be paying you. The skies could become a little friendlier under new federal rules announced Wednesday.

04/20/2011