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Qantas Boxing Kangaroo Boeing 747-400. (Photo by Jason Rabinowitz)
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Airline News

Qantas Fined $100,000 For Breaking Fee Disclosure Rules

Posted October 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Qantas has been fined $100,000 by the US Department of Transportation for inadequately disclosing checked baggage fees on its website.

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood goofing off with President Barack Obama at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House)
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Government News

DOT Fines JetBlue and Orbitz Over Tarmac Delay and Baggage Fee Rules

Posted August 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Dept. of Transportation handed down $140,000 in fines to JetBlue and Orbitz on Monday for violating two consumer protection rules.






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United Airlines led the world in ancillary fee revenue last year. (Photo by Brian Gershey)
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Airline News

Airline Fee Revenue Up 66 Percent Since 2009

Posted July 24, 2012 by Nate Strong

Despite constant complaints by air travelers, revenue from airline fees and other charges has increased 66 percent in the past two years.






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A shiny Spirit Airlines Airbus A320. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Why Spirit’s New $100 Carry On Fee Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

Posted May 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Spirit’s last minute carry on fee has spiked to $100 each way, but, believe it or not, for a good reason.






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The Blue Angels C-130 named Fat Albert performs a JATO takeoff. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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Final Call: Air Marshals Gone Wild, Clever Ways to Avoid Baggage Fees

Posted February 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Whistle blowers rat out crooked air marshals, how to save on baggage fees, Indonesian pilots have a crystal meth problem, thousands protest a new runway in Frankfurt, and more…






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Airline News

US Airline Passengers Paid $9.2 Billion in Baggage, Other Fees in 2010

Posted March 11, 2011 by BNO News

Consumers paid more than $9.2 billion in fees to U.S. airlines in 2010 for checked baggage and other services, according to a new study.






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Aviation News

AirTran to Increase Checked Bag Fee by $5

Posted August 18, 2010 by BNO News

AirTran Airways announced on Wednesday that they will increase their first checked bag fee by $5 starting September 1st.






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Spirit Becomes First Airline to Charge for Carry-On Baggage

Posted April 6, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Spirit Airlines takes a bold move in baggage fees by being the first to charge for carry-ons…up to $45 to stuff your junk in the overhead.






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