Cash-strapped airlines have seen worldwide revenue generated by the charges jump by 38 percent since 2009
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The biggest chunk of these fees come from checked baggage. The first baggage fees were implemented in 2008 when oil prices soared to a record high $147 per barrel
The Federal Reserve issued new rules on Tuesday to protect Americans from getting stung by unexpected fees or restrictions on gift cards. Gift cards have grown in popularity — with more than 95 percent of Americans having received or purchased them, the Fed said
US Airways said on Friday it will charge $25 each way for the first bag, and $35 for a second bag. The increase takes effect for tickets purchased Monday for travel beginning Feb. 1. Travelers who pay in advance online will get a discount of $2 for the first bag fee and $3 for the second.