The story of the overhead baggage bin is about more than a suitcase. It is also about revenue and seat selection: Overhead Baggage During May 2008, American Airlines was the first legacy carrier to impose the “checked-bag fee.” Because they…
Why an Airline Seat Is Like a Hotel Room and a Disney Ride
Looking at extra fees, we can say that airline seats, hotel rooms, and Disney World rides are somewhat similar.
The Airline Seat Size Squeeze
The problem of airline seat size getting smaller and people getting larger is difficult to solve because comfort and revenue tend to conflict.
The Unintended Consequences of Airline Taxes
When government increases airline taxes and fees, it can create unintended consequences for travelers who blame the airlines for fare hikes.