Pricing Your Air Travel

The Dallas Morning News gives us the run down of the different charges Airlines make these due to their increasing costs:


Airlines are adding fees and charges aggressively as they grapple with rising fuel costs.

AMERICAN AIRLINES

$5 to redeem a frequent-flier award online, up from $0

$6 for a sandwich or liquor,

up from $5

$15 to check the first bag (each way), up from $0

DELTA AIR LINES

$25 for booking a trip over the phone, up from $20

$100 for an unaccompanied minor on nonstop flights, up from $50

$100 for transporting a pet in the cabin, up from $75

UNITED AIRLINES

$25 to check a second bag (each way), up from $0

$150 to change a nonrefundable ticket, up from $100

OTHER AIRLINES

US Airways: $5 and up for a window or aisle seat in the first rows of coach, up from $0

Northwest: $50 for each bag weighing over 50 pounds, up from $25

Frontier: $100 to transport antlers, up from $75

SOURCES: The airlines; Dallas Morning News research