Those Fees Add Up!
Airlines in the U.S. collected $3.5 billion dollars in baggage fees in 2012. That's according to a report released today by the federal government. That's an increase over the $3.3 billion in bag fees collected in 2011. Can you guess which airline charged passengers the most in baggage fees? Delta led the pack, hauling in $865.8 million dollars, that's an increase of 32% from 2011. United was a second with more than $700 million in bag fees. Here's the list of airlines and how they rank: