$5.8 billion dollars collected by US airlines in 2019. In 2019, travel demand was extremely high in the United States. That means lots of passengers in the airports and tons of baggage checked with US airlines. In addition, major US airlines raised their checked bag fees, making millions of basic economy ticketed travelers fork over…

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One important thing to remember when flying is that airline baggage fees are charged both ways. So, if your outbound flight charges you $30 for your first standard checked bag, expect to pay another $30 for that same bag on your return flight back home (that’s $60 bucks, roundtrip). Now, if you’re checking two standard…

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How many US airlines collected over $1 billion dollars in baggage fees in 2018? Just one. American Airlines. As of Monday, the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics released its annual baggage fee figures for US airlines. In 2019, three major US airlines brought in over a billion dollars, each. Delta, United, and American Airlines now…

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Yes, you can! Typically, college students and people that are moving or relocating tend to check extra boxes with an airline. Not many of us have more than a couple of suitcases in our hallway closets. Also, travelers that have extra items or gifts that they are bringing to a friend or relative when visiting…

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Is it just us, or does it always seem as soon as the airline staff announces that boarding has begun for a flight, there’s instantly a mad dash to the gate and a line of passengers that grows by the second? Some passengers are always certain that their section has been called to board (when…

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