Travel United Airlines raising checked-bag fees, joining JetBlue
Airlines waive change fees for travel through Denver ahead of snowstorm
If you're ticketed to travel out of the Denver International Airport on Tuesday, you can change for flight for free on most airlines.That means travelers booked for Tuesday flights through the Denver International Airport can try to get to their destinations early or choose to depart at a later date without a fee.
United Airlines on Friday increased its checked-baggage fees by $5, following ain January by JetBlue Airways.
The first checked bag is now $35 each way, the second, $45. Travelers can avoid the increase by prepaying for bags in advance. The checked-bag prices remain $30 and $40 if the fee is paid at any time before online check-in.
The increase takes effect for travel beginning March 6. Travelers who bought their tickets before Friday, Feb. 21 will be exempt and continue to pay $30 and $40.
United spokeswoman Maddie King said the increase covers flight in the United States and on short-haul flights to the Caribbean and Latin America.
Is Southwest Airlines considering a no-frills ticket? (Just don't call it basic economy)
Southwest sent a survey to customers about a new fare category. The airline says it regularly surveys travelers and nothing should be read into it."You're not going to see basic economy from Southwest,'' he said on the airline's earnings call in January. "That's not what we do.
Other major airlines are likely to follow suit.
No-frills airlines includingalready charge varying prices for checked (and carry-on) bags depending when you purchase them and, in many cases, where and when you are flying.
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Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees
Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising checked-bag fees.
American Joins Delta, United In Raising Checked-Bag Fees
Fort Worth-based American Airlines said Thursday that it is raising fees for checking bags by $5 apiece each way, matching Delta and United.