Tag: baggage fees

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30 0

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37 0

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures ... Read More

United launches annual subscriptions for Economy Plus and checked baggage

United launches annual subscriptions for Economy Plus and checked baggage

editor editor- June 4, 2013 02:15 0

CHICAGO, Ill. – United Airlines has launched subscription options that offer customers access to Economy Plus seating or pre-paid checked baggage charges for a year. Read More

Brits scream bloody murder as airline fees soar 67 percent

Brits scream bloody murder as airline fees soar 67 percent

editor editor- April 30, 2013 10:03 0

An annual study by TravelSupermarket, the price comparison website, revealed those carriers whose fees for “optional” services, including checked luggage and allocated seating, have risen ... Read More

Six clever ways to outsmart baggage fees

Six clever ways to outsmart baggage fees

editor editor- June 13, 2012 05:34 0

PENNINGTON, N.J. - According to a recent report, U.S. Read More

Death of airline competition by thousands of fees

Death of airline competition by thousands of fees

editor editor- May 9, 2012 02:28 0

If one were to listen to airline executives giving speeches across the country, the only conclusion would be that the airline industry is the most ... Read More

Baggage fees strand passenger at the airport for over a week

editor editor- November 3, 2011 07:46 0

Various airline fees can be a pricey annoyance for many passengers, but one caused a whole lot of trouble in the life of a Sonoma ... Read More

Spirit Airlines invents new “late” baggage fee

Spirit Airlines invents new “late” baggage fee

editor editor- March 30, 2011 04:42 0

Last-minute planners beware: Spirit Airlines has added fees for travelers who wait to pay for carry-on or checked luggage within 24 hours of departure. Read More

O’Leary offering rebellious students lesson on packing

O’Leary offering rebellious students lesson on packing

editor editor- February 14, 2011 06:00 0

Days after a dispute over an an oversize luggage fee prompted the airline to kick dozens of the students off a plane, it's offering them ... Read More

Delta rakes in nearly 1 billion dollars in Q3

Delta rakes in nearly 1 billion dollars in Q3

editor editor- October 21, 2010 08:31 0

ATLANTA, GA - For the quarter ending September 30, 2010, Delta Air Lines reported that it brought in US$929 million, and that's not taking into ... Read More

Southwest may start charging baggage fees

Southwest may start charging baggage fees

editor editor- July 23, 2009 06:00 0

Could baggage fees be in the Southwest Airlines’ future? Southwest CEO Gary Kelly did not rule out fees for first and second bags during a ... Read More

US Airways will raise baggage fees by $5 a bag in July

US Airways will raise baggage fees by $5 a bag in July

editor editor- May 19, 2009 05:36 0

Tempe, Ariz.-based US Airways will start charging in $20 in July for the first bag under 50 pounds checked in at the airport. That is ... Read More

United, US Airways to hike baggage fees

United, US Airways to hike baggage fees

editor editor- May 15, 2009 05:17 0

Infrequent fliers who travel this summer may soon have to pay more to check their bags at the airport. Read More

“The fewer bags you check, the fewer bags you lose”

“The fewer bags you check, the fewer bags you lose”

editor editor- March 3, 2009 05:36 0

Airlines lost 1.3 million fewer bags in 2008, as more passengers wheeled, dragged and toted their luggage aboard planes to avoid paying new fees to ... Read More

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