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Bag delivery fee worth it for some fliersupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 19:14:00

Dick Sebion packed his carry-on bag and his golf clubs Wednesday morning and headed to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, excited about his trip to the Washington, D.C. area combining business with a little pleasure.

Airlines making billions on bagsupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 09:13:00

Airlines have been raking in the cash with those new fees on bags.

'Hidden' airline charges: Dirty tricks or customer choice?updated: Tue Jul 10 2012 09:13:00

Extra charges tallied onto advertised flight costs have become a bugbear of jumbo sized proportions for airline passengers.

Allegiant Air adds carry-on feeupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 16:00:00

Keep your carry-ons small on Allegiant Air flights. Starting Wednesday, if your bag doesn't fit under the seat, you're going to pay for it.

CNNMoney: Post 9/11 travel: What airport security costs usupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 05:56:00

Remember when you could arrive at the airport 30 minutes before your flight, get complimentary peanuts and a Coke and be greeted upon arrival by a loved one right at the gate?

Some airline passenger protections postponed until Januaryupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 17:56:00

The federal government is postponing some of the consumer protections scheduled to take effect later this month after airlines and travel agents said they needed more time to implement the changes.

U.S. airlines made billions in fees in 2010updated: Mon Jun 13 2011 20:53:00

U.S. airlines accumulated nearly $5.7 billion in fees in 2010, according to a financial report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Delay rule bumps up flight cancellationsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 08:08:00

It's been more than a year since the so-called tarmac delay rule went into effect, promising hefty fines for flights that sit on the ground away from the gate for more than three hours.

Expert's take: What new airline fees might come in 2011?updated: Fri Jan 07 2011 09:55:00

It may seem like airlines have thought of every possible way to squeeze more money out of air travelers, charging extra for everything from early boarding to checking bags.

CNNMoney: Airlines post fattest profits in 10 yearsupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 10:10:00

This year is shaping up to be the most profitable year for the airline industry in at least a decade. The bad news is that it costs a lot more to visit Mom.

Airline baggage fees top $2.5 billionupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 14:17:00

Baggage fees may irritate you, but airlines sure aren't complaining.

Time to book those holiday flightsupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 08:00:00

Have you booked your holiday air travel? It's time to stop dragging your feet. Shop now, if you haven't already.

Study: Flight delays cost fliers billionsupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 14:19:00

Air travelers already know the frustration of endlessly waiting for a plane to arrive or depart, but now a new study has put a dollar amount on the economic toll of the problem and it's big.

Air travel report: Dip in delays, spike in complaintsupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 17:39:00

A consumer air travel report shows a steep dip in tarmac delays, improvements in on-time performance and baggage handling and, despite that encouraging news, a spike in passenger complaints.

The battle over baggage feesupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 13:04:00

In July, a House hearing addressed growing concern for the numerous fees air travelers are forced to pay.

'Mad As Hell' site unites hidden airline fee opponentsupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 13:04:00

"Mad As Hell Day" falls on Thursday, according to a group of consumer and professional travel organizations that have banded together to oppose hidden airline fees.

Dodge bag fees with status, credit cardsupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 12:17:00

As airlines continue to rack up checked-bag revenue, it seems like only those fliers who ship their bags or lug their carry-ons through the airport can avoid paying costly baggage fees.

Luggage box an alternative to toting bagsupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 08:42:00

Frustrated with the baggage fees airlines seem to be throwing at you left and right? UPS has introduced a new product that reminds travelers of an alternative to lugging bags.

Key JFK runway reopens after 4 monthsupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 12:57:00

Flights resumed this week on the longest runway at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after a four-month closure for construction to help reduce future flight delays.

CNNMoney: Airline industry made billions off added feesupdated: Mon May 03 2010 14:39:00

Those baggage fees really add up: The airline industry raked in nearly $8 billion from fees last year, according to a government report.

Airline to charge for carry-on bagsupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 16:16:00

With many airlines now charging a fee for checked luggage, the next step had to come sometime: A carrier asking passengers to pay for the privilege of bringing carry-on bags on board.

American raises checked-bag feesupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 19:25:00

American Airlines has joined its competitors in raising checked luggage fees.

United latest airline to hike bag feesupdated: Thu Jan 14 2010 12:42:00

United Airlines is the latest in a string of major airlines to increase checked luggage fees.

Carry-ons could clog holiday travelupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 12:55:00

Air travel competition is heating up, and we're not talking about corporate profits and losses here. As airlines reduce flights and use smaller planes, passengers sometimes are jostling for storage space for their carry-on items.

Upside for air travel: Delays downupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 10:27:00

When good news for the travel industry is hard to come by, one upside of the economic downturn has been an increase in on-time flight arrivals and a fall in the number of cancellations.

How to maximize frequent flier milesupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 10:54:00

Over the past few years, airlines have been creating new ways for you to get award tickets and with good reason: co-branded credit cards that allow you to accumulate miles are profitable for many carriers.

CNNMoney: Airports cash in on flight delaysupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 16:09:00

Your delayed flight is bad news for you and your airline, but it's money in the bank for the airports. Fewer Fliers, More Packed Planesupdated: Tue May 13 2008 13:00:00

Fewer Americans are expected to fly this summer, but don't expect more empty seats as carriers pack planes to help offset surging fuel costs

Flying tips for cranky passengersupdated: Thu May 08 2008 12:15:00

Disgruntled airline passengers are nothing new, and the latest snapshot of the U.S. airline industry indicates plenty of cause for frustration.

Holiday travel: Take the carupdated: Sun Oct 29 2006 16:25:00

More travelers will be trying to get into fewer airline seats over the holidays, travel analysts said, and more might choose to drive to see family and friends.

CNNMoney: Report: Air departure delays increaseupdated: Mon Aug 08 2005 07:20:00

Flight departure delays are at their worst level since 2000, according to a published report.

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