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Airlines Made $38 Billion From Extra Fees And It's Only The Beginning

You may be familiar with this meme: “If a 747 can carry the space shuttle, then I call bullshit on overweight luggage fees.” Airlines collected $38.1 billion in revenue from such fees in 2014, almost a 21 percent increase year-over-year. These fees are the new normal, and future fees are a pure insult to your… » 7/19/15 5:40pm 7/19/15 5:40pm

That Smell of French Fries Is from the Engines, Not the Guy in Seat 36B

Mention "biofuel" and the average American driver will likely only think of a car that perpetually smells of Burger King. But, these fuels are making quick inroads to the aviation industry—both Alaska and United Airlines have announced today that some flights' fuel supplies include non-petroleum alternatives. » 11/07/11 10:40pm 11/07/11 10:40pm

United Airlines Offering iPod/iPhone Connectivity on International Flights

United Airlines may be screwing passengers with hefty ticket prices and bag fees, but if you are an iPod/iPhone user, the friendly skies just got a little friendlier. A new deal makes United the first U.S. carrier to offer iPod and iPhone connectivity to its in-flight entertainment system. » 6/16/08 3:50pm 6/16/08 3:50pm