TODAY   |  September 27, 2013

Soaring fees bring airlines $27 billion in profits

Airlines are reaping the benefits of extra fees, with one consulting firm estimating that they have profited nearly $27 billion from extra fees in the past year alone. What’s a passenger to do? Experts recommend asking that fees be waived when booking flights.

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>>> saying extra fees are here to stay and big money makers. airlines brought in $27 billion in extra fees just last year and experts suggest shopping around for the airline with the lowest fees or asking that a fee being waved say you could be surprised how often that could