As airline revenue from extra fees increases, so does consumer ire

Airlines sure do love their fees, don’t they?

A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report revealed that domestic air carriers collected $7.1 billion in revenue from checked-bag and changed-reservations fees last year. The extra charges are helping the industry earn record profits. Read more “As airline revenue from extra fees increases, so does consumer ire”

These are the most outrageous travel fees

The travel industry seems to always have its hand out — sometimes literally. Read more “These are the most outrageous travel fees”

Should airlines disclose fees before you buy your ticket? Survey says …


Yes. Heck, yeah.

Only 6 people out of the initial 812 respondents — just 0.7 percent — said “no.”
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