According to the American Association of Airport Executives, U.S. airlines collected nearly $5 billion in baggage fees in 2018 along with $2.7 billion in reservation change and cancellation fees, which works out to more than $20 million daily. The association noted that although airlines have increased their bag fees and collect record amounts from their customers, they continue to oppose adjusting the federal cap on local passenger facility charges (PFC), a user fee that must be justified ...


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