Posted by Sara Zucker on January 20, 2010 11:30 AM
American Airlines gives passengers yet another reason to complain. It has just announced that it will hike prices on checked bags – again.
For those purchasing tickets from February 1, 2010 and on, prices for the first checked bag will be $25 on flights in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The cost for checked baggage was previously $20. American Airlines has increased the price of second bags by $5 as well. They are now $35. This change applies to all American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection brand flights.
It was only in July, that the airline announced a similar price increase, in an attempt to appease fuel costs. Continue reading...