A Senate committee report urges the U.S. Transportation Department to crack down on unfair or hidden airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations. The report says there appears to be no justification for checked bag fees other than increased profits.
A Senate committee report urges the U.S. Transportation Department to crack down on unfair or hidden airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations. The report says there appears to be no justification for checked bag fees other than increased profits. Nick Ut AP File Photo
A Senate committee report urges the U.S. Transportation Department to crack down on unfair or hidden airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations. The report says there appears to be no justification for checked bag fees other than increased profits. Nick Ut AP File Photo

Editorial: Airlines nickel and dime Americans for billions of dollars

August 12, 2015 08:00 AM

UPDATED August 12, 2015 03:00 PM

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