tanya77:

“Many of the fees were instituted early in the 2000s, when airlines faced a recession, high fuel prices, and depressed demand for air travel after September 11. Unwilling to raise fares, they instead instituted baggage fees that would supposedly be temporary—until they got back on their feet. A decade later….”
(via Newsweek)

Just in time for Labor Day travel, David Graham explains how airlines are racking up fees.

tanya77:

“Many of the fees were instituted early in the 2000s, when airlines faced a recession, high fuel prices, and depressed demand for air travel after September 11. Unwilling to raise fares, they instead instituted baggage fees that would supposedly be temporary—until they got back on their feet. A decade later….”

(via Newsweek)

Just in time for Labor Day travel, David Graham explains how airlines are racking up fees.