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Opinion: Airlines Should Charge For Carry-On Bags

In the modern aviation environment, extra fees have become commonplace for passengers. The rise of ultra-low-cost carriers in the United States has seen passengers being charged for everything from assigned seats to their luggage. Even legacy, full-service airlines in the United States have begun offering basic economy fares, in which passengers are charged extra fees for services previously included in the ticket. This has caused dis-contempt among many passengers, especially over the charging for carry-on luggage. Spirit Airlines became one…

American Airlines Changes Basic Economy Rules, Follows Delta’s Lead with…

American Airlines recently announced a major change to its basic economy fare rules as it will now allow basic economy passengers to bring carry-on luggage on flights, in addition to a personal item. Previously, only passengers with elite status or co-brand credit cards were allowed carry-on luggage. Coming hours before…

U.S. Airlines and Their Varying Pet Policies

Following the crackdown on faux emotional support animals and the two United Airlines incidents this past week, it is important that travelers know what to expect when bringing their pets onboard airplanes. For example, did you know that pets can’t fly as cargo on many Airbus aircraft due to the…