New rule: Airlines can't lie about their fares anymore
The government wants airlines to disclose "hidden" fees upfront. Will that save you money?
That's the average airline fee each passenger paid last year, according to a just-released study by IdeaWorks. It's a stunning increase of $8.42 per ticket from pre-pandemic 2019 — and a new record.
Many of those extras came as a surprise: a carry-on luggage fee charged during boarding or a seat assignment fee so that a parent could sit n…
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