An airplane baggage screener faces dismissal for leaving a note in a passenger's bag that said "Get Your Freak On, Girl" after discovering a vibrator.
NEW YORK - A little extra baggage isn't always a bad thing, especially on JetBlue Airways, the carrier known for offering customers a first checked bag free.
Baggage fees may irritate you, but airlines sure aren't complaining.
The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) today applauded Sen.
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“Advance planning can make a journey more enjoyable and hassle-free. Now passengers with additional baggage can also save money when they pay for the extra weight in advance of their trip.
Checked baggage fees are really adding up – into a bundle of revenue for the airline industry.
Alaska Airlines as of Wednesday has changed its fees for checked baggage.
1. “Don’t pack light—we need the money.”
If you're one of the millions of flyers fed up over skyrocketing baggage fees, why not give up on checking your bags altogether?
Ryanair has been forced to defend claims it was profiteering today after the airline revealed it was hiking baggage charges just for the peak holiday period of July and August
It is now three pieces of baggage, weighing 23 KG each, which Kenya Airways allows their
The solution to the airlines’ harrying, confusing, ever-changing, and always increasing luggage fees, as well as long airport check-in lines, may just be to have your luggage shipped to your ...
Airlines are required by U.S. regulations to compensate travelers for up to $3,300 in the event that checked bags are lost or damaged. But that's only for domestic travel.
Baggage fees, the golden goose for airlines desperate for more cash, are bringing in billions of dollars in revenues for U.S. airlines.
What used to cost US$20 for the first checked bag and US$30 for the second, will now cost you US$25 and US$35, repectively, on American Airlines beginning on February 1, 2010.
Southwest Airlines decided to fly solo as other U.S. airlines rolled out fees last year.
On October 9, 2009, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a guidance letter to the airlines asking that they review their policies related to the reimbursement of passengers’ expenses ...
Airlines collected about US$566 million in baggage fees in the first three months of 2009, up from about US$123 million in the same period last year, according to the Bureau of Transportation ...
United States House of Representatives by Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) has submitted a bill that seeks to set one enforceable standard for all bags carried onboard US commercial aircraft.
NEW YORK - The round of baggage fees that came last year may have annoyed the heck out of customers, but according to government figures, they were a billion-dollar lifesaver for cash-strapped ...
Virgin America introduced a $15 fee to check a single bag, falling in line with other U.S. carriers that use such fees to generate revenue as the economic recession weighs on travel demand.
LONDON — Airlines worldwide failed to recover more than one million bags in 2007 after mishandling a record 42 million, a British consumer watchdog said Tuesday, citing industry figures.
"A hundred bucks?"
Three state investigators with the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures went to the Tucson International Airport Tuesday to check the scales. All 15 scales investigators checked failed at ...
As you head off on your Thanksgiving travels this week and prepare to pay airline baggage fees, you may wonder what it actually costs the airline to fly your 40-pound suitcase.
FORT WORTH, TX - In anticipation of increased holiday travel to and from certain cities in Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, American Airlines and American Eagle are implementing their ...
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