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September 11, 2013

September 11, 2013

NBC News
Airlines took in $27 billion in fees in 2012
From paying for checked luggage and early boarding to extra legroom and on-board snacks, travelers know flying these days means never closing your wallet.  Now, there’s more proof. Carriers around the world collected more than $27 billion last year in fees and other non-fare revenue, which has become “a crucial component of airline income,” a new report finds.

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