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American Airlines hikes baggage fees… again!

January 19, 2010

American Airlines announced Monday that it is raising checked baggage fees by $5, effective February 1st.
First bag to cost $25, and second one will cost $35 on flights in the U.S., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. The fees apply to passengers on the company’s American Airlines, American Eagle and American Connection flights.

ABC News says those passengers who are exempt from checked baggage fees–business and first-class, as well as military–will remain exempt.

American Airlines last hiked its checked bag fees in July, when the price of the first bag rose $5 to $20 and the price of the second bag rose the same amount to $25.

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