Posts Tagged ‘Airline Policies’

Frontier Airlines begins charging for carry-on bags

  • April 30, 2014
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Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines has just announced that it will begin charging fees for services like carry-ons, checked bags, and reserved seats. The new bag fees will affect all tickets and travel purchased after April 28, 2014.

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Jetblue raises Change Fees by 50%

  • May 18, 2013
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Jetblue increases change fees

It was bound to happen; JetBlue, a low cost airline, increased their change fees following a surge of major U.S. airlines increasing their fees.  JetBlue announced the new change fee policy starting May 17, increasing change fees by 50%. Fees that were once $50 are now $75 and fees that were $100 are now $150.

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Airline Policies for Overweight Passengers Traveling this Summer

Airline Policies for Overweight Passengers Traveling this Summer

UPDATED: January 20, 2015. Added information for Virgin America and Alaska Airlines. 

When Samoa Air announced it would begin charging passengers by weight, the airline industry buzzed with reports that overweight passengers should pay more for air travel. While the debate on passenger weight certainly isn’t new, airlines have been challenged to find ways to accommodate heavier travelers while pressured to sell seats and maintain customer safety and comfort.

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