Passengers say they miss luggage-inclusive fares the most

It’s been more than two years since most major airlines “unbundled” their fares and began charging passengers for the first checked bag. And although air travelers are now paying more for their luggage than ever — $2.7 billion last year, compared with just $1.1 billion in 2008 — they are deeply unhappy about it, according to a new poll.

What’s your least favorite airline fee? Pillows and blankets, says new poll

Quick, name your least favorite of the new airline fees? If you said “pillows and blankets” give yourself a pat on the back. A new poll by online travel agency Lessno found that JetBlue’s decision to charge for pillow and blankets is the worst. More than one-third of of those polled chose it as the most unpopular of the new fees.

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