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The Dream Is Over and the Airline Is Awake: JetBlue Raises Ancillary Fees, Charges More…

JetBlue Airways has announced a new ancillary fee structure for its passengers, charging more for extra post-booking services such as a checked baggage, change fees, cancellation fees and oversized item fees, among others. The announcement comes just weeks after the airline announced it would downsize its workforce following financial pressure to do so. The airline that was one of the last holdouts to charge for checked bags just increased its first checked bag fee to $30, a $5 increase from…

Counter-Opinion: Why We Should Blame Airlines for Shrinking Seats

Last month, my colleague wrote an opinion piece about why we shouldn’t blame airlines for the increasingly reduced seat sizes on planes. While he made some very good points, I have to disagree and take the side against the airlines for why we’re seeing legroom and seat pitch decrease seemingly…