Airlines Made $27 Billion In Fees Last Year

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Airlines Made $27 Billion In Fees Last Year

A report found that airlines worldwide made $27 billion last year from fees—including those for checked baggage, early boarding, in-flight snacks, additional legroom, and more—which represents a 20 percent increase from the previous year. What do you think?

  • “I once sat next to Mandy Patinkin on a flight to Chicago. You can’t put a price on that.”

    James Bedig
    Glass Silverer
  • “Remember a little thing called 9/11? Give them a break.”

    Valerie Walker
    Spool Cleaner
  • “Just don’t pay the fees. They can’t legally do anything about it.”

    Wanda Van Dyke
    Grain Roaster
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