Oct 11 2010 Holding the Line BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

The New York Times does a good job today telling the story of how airlines have held the line on number of flights:

"For the first time since their industry was deregulated in the late 1970s, airlines in the United States have managed to hold the line on the number of planes they fly."

Jul 27 2009 Bag Fees Up (again) BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

It's a sure sign that the airlines are hurting financially: they're hiking bag fees again.

 

On Friday American Airlines announced the cost of checking the first bag will go up from $15 to $20, effective on trips booked after mid-August. But wait, there's more: the cost of a second checked bag on American will go up from $25 to $30.