Baggage Fees

Airlines Enforcing Weight Limit Restrictions For Carry-On Luggage

Airlines Enforcing Weight Limit Restrictions For Carry-On Luggage

Airlines already enforce their policies regarding carry-on luggage size, those “size wise” bins are located at almost every gate. In fact, on a recent trip we found one of the ground agents measuring bags that appeared oversized and checking those that didn’t meet the size requirements right at the gate. But now, reports have started […]

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Airline Fee Chart

Airline Fee Chart

The below link connects to an airline ancillary fee chart for prices as of 4/18/2011. Most airlines provide exemptions for bag and seat fees for frequent flyer status, or full fare/premium status. This helpful information is provided by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). CLICK HERE or on the image below to view a […]

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Alaska Air modifies checked bag fees

Alaska Air modifies checked bag fees

Alaska Airlines announced new baggage fees today: For tickets purchased after May 1, 2010 for travel starting June 16, 2010 the following apply. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will charge $20 each for a passengers first three checked bags. This represents a $5 increase for the first checked bag, a $5 decrease for the second […]

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Delta raises checked bag fee more than 50%

Delta raises checked bag fee more than 50%

Delta announced an increase for checked baggage on domestic flights. For tickets purchased after January 5th for travel beginning January 10th and beyond, it will now cost you $23 for the first bag and $32 for the second – that is a whopping 53% increase for the first bag. Plus there is the added fee […]

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Airline Updates

Airline Updates

Hawaiian Airlines: pilots have scheduled a strike authorization vote this week. Pilots begin voting Tuesday on a move that could allow them to strike, if the federal government approves it. The Air Lines Pilot Association says last week’s contract negotiations did end in progress. But the union says the company won’t give salary increases over […]

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Airline News Briefs

Airline News Briefs

Alaska Airlines has begun charging $15 for the first checked bag. You previously were allowed 1 free bag. MVP and MVP Gold members are exempt. Southwest is having a 48 hours sale. No one way fare is greater than $90 (plus taxes). Travel September 9 – November 18, any day except Friday or Sunday. Purchase […]

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Those Crazy Bag Fees!

Those Crazy Bag Fees!

We have compiled the latest airline bag fees and you can see they are all over the map. ALL airlines have a charge for oversized bags (not included in the chart) so if you you’re hauling a large suitcase, be sure to check the airline website for specifics. Southwest looks like the winner on the […]

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The baggage fees keep coming

The baggage fees keep coming

Alaska Airlines is the latest to announce increases in checked baggage fees this week. MVP and MVP Gold are exempt from baggage fees until the third checked bag. The new fees go into effect on July 7, 2009. Piece Number Charge 1st Bag $15 (USD) one way 2nd Bag $25 (USD) one way 3rd Bag […]

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