Spirit Airlines to Change Personal Item Size


Spirit Airlines, one of the first a la carte airlines to charge for just about everything, is changing the size of the allowable personal item carried on board. Spirit charges for a full size carry-on but allows a personal item …

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TSA Raising Security Fee


Beginning July 21, The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) will raise security fees on all airline tickets. Roundtrip tickets will go from $5 to $11.20. One way tickets will go from $2.50 to $5.60. Even bigger news is the removal of …

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Passenger Avoids $1400 in Bag Fees by Leaving Bags


One of the nice things about being a “onebagger” is never worrying about paying overweight bag fees. That can’t be said for one recent traveler in Seattle. The unnamed traveler was planning to travel from Seattle to NY (JFK) on …

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They Wouldn’t Charge for Carry-On Luggage–Would They?


Bob Greene is a former award-winning, Chicago based newspaper columnist and author who currently contributes to CNN. His most recent opinion piece is titled “They wouldn’t charge for carry-on luggage–would they?” In it, he believes that charging for carry-on bags …

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