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Amtrak to introduce bag fees for passengers exceeding limits

Amtrak is boarding a baggage fee bandwagon that has generated billions in revenue for the airline industry. The passenger train operator will start on Thursday charging $20 to passengers who exceed limits for carry-on and personal items. Amtrak spokesman Marc ...

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Airlines collected $3.4B in bag fees in 2010

NEW YORK — The government says that airlines collected $3.4 billion in baggage fees last year, up 24 percent from 2009. The fees are typically $50 roundtrip for a first checked bag. Reservation and change fees accounted for an additional ...

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