Airlines' ancillary fees continue to rise

09/20/2011 | USA Today

Airlines continue to raise fees for a variety of products and services, including checking luggage and changing reservations. Carriers are becoming more dependent on such ancillary fees for revenue, while travelers seek ways to avoid the charges. "Ten years ago, airlines just raised fares," said Michael Boyd, an aviation consultant. "Today, ancillary revenues are a key part of the revenue stream and have resulted in fares not increasing as much."

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