Airline fees mean big bucks for carriers
from Smart Meetings
The money garnered from airline fees has tripled since 2008. According to statistics from the Department of Transportation, collectively they raked in $3.6 billion in extra baggage fees in 2014, a 5.3 percent increase from 2013. Delta took in the most money with checked bag fees in 2014 — a whopping $862 million. United and American Airlines were not far behind, collecting $651 million and $574 million, respectively.
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