Hidden Price Increases

The new baggage surcharge makes for unpleasant surprises so many Reisewutige is pleased about his ticket for the United States, which he has acquired fresh at a bargain price. However, often the nasty surprise at the airport then. As the online travel portal ab-in-den-urlaub.de, 5 American Airlines have increased prices for the baggage. “So far, it was usual that on flights in the United States of the piece concept” was true, that means that you could take 2 pieces of luggage free of charge. But now, US Airways requires $50, which is about 40 euro, for bringing a second suitcase.

And the supposedly cheap ticket for the outward and return flight is to New York City in one fell swoop suddenly to 100 dollars more expensive. In addition, that US Airways is not the only airline that recently conceded serve this $50. Also at American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air lines and Northwest Airlines, only the first piece of luggage is still free transported. Check-in at the airport counter and not online, US Airways passengers pay even $5 extra. Breathe can, however, passengers of United Airlines. Differently than their American competitors, she carried continues to 2 pieces of baggage up to 23 kg each free of charge.