With fewer departures and downsized crews, many U.S. airlines are struggling to make a profit. As a result, they've begun charging coach passengers for services that were once free. In fact, with so many new fees and service charges to keep track of, it's no surprise that many travelers have been left scratching their heads. Below we've created a check list of hidden airline fees every traveler should keep in mind when booking a flight.
¹ Effective 9/18, the charge for a second checked bag will be $25.
² Bags over the weight and size limit will be charged 3x
Seat preference fees
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