SchwartzReport: Airline Fees Criminally Insane — $6 Billion a Year and Rising

Commerce, Corruption

schwartz reportIncreasingly I think we are going insane as a society. The worship of profit is our real religion, and it is consuming us.

The Navigator: Fee-happy Airlines Raise the Bar Again


Not to be outdone, Frontier Airlines announced that for tickets booked anywhere except on its Web site, it would raise its luggage charges and impose a fee of up to $100 for certain carry-on bags, the third U.S. carrier to do this. Most economy-class passengers will also have to pay $1.99 for coffee, tea, soda and juice.

You read correctly: That fee is for a carry-on bag, not a checked bag.

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