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Airlines Earn Even More Money On Your Baggage In 2010’s First Quarter

The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the 2010 1st Quarter earnings for airlines in the United States. While earnings from checked baggage fees are in the stratosphere, the overall look at the ancillary revenue numbers show a surprising potential overall dip from last year’s annual totals. Back in the fourth quarter of 2008…

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Airlines Are Getting Better At Being On-Time & Not Losing Baggage

Statistics, no one really likes reading them … well no, that’s not true, I am sure some people like reading statistics … OK, when it comes to airline information I like reading statistics (just don’t tell any of the teachers who taught my high school math classes, they’d never believe you).  Yesterday, the U.S. Bureau…

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Ancillary Revenue Fees For U.S. Airlines Net US$7.8 Billion Last Year!

Back in May 2009 I wrote about how airlines were using ancillary revenue, primarily from checked baggage fees, as their financial salvation. At the time many travelers were astonished to find out that in the fourth-quarter of 2008 airlines in the United States had netted US$498,600,000. For those of you that thought US$498,600,000 in a…

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Who’s On Time, Who’s Not…The Numbers Are In…

Its that time of year again, the cold winter chill has lost its charm, the sun is setting later and later allowing you to see the black ice on the road for an extra few minutes at night … and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released its list of the top (and bottom)…

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A U.S. Passengers Bill Of Rights Or An Answer To A Single Problem?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 23/072009 – A U.S. Passengers Bill Of Rights Or An Answer To A Single Problem? Yesterday the United States Senate’s Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee approved legislation that passengers left on sitting onboard commercial flights on the ramp or taxiways for more than three hours be brought back to the…

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