One of our most popular (and most polarizing posts) to date is Airline Polices for Overweight Persons Traveling This Summer, essentially designed to give people a one-stop-shop for the various airline polices regarding larger people. What we found is that there is still a lot of contention surrounding this issue.Read more »
Posts Tagged ‘Airline Policies’
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.Read more »
American Airlines announced a new priority boarding policy which allows passengers with one carry-on item that fits under the seats to board planes earlier than others who require overhead bins.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »