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July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015

Airlines Pocket a Record $38 Billion From Extra Fees
NBC News
When something works — and works well — you stick with it.  That’s the approach that airlines across the globe are taking, as a new report found ancillary fee revenue grew at a double-digit pace last year.  In fact, despite grumblings from passengers about additional charges, revenue from checked bags, changed reservations and a host of other additional fees jumped nearly 21 percent to an all-time high of $38.1 billion, according the annual study by IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler.

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