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Which airline made the most money on baggage fees?

Which airline made the most money on baggage fees? Dec 13th, 2010 at 2:30PM: Last year, baggage fees were used by airlines to make up for lost fare revenue, as the recession kept people on the ground. This year, it's just been a great source of extra revenue, as passenger traffic and fares are up – and the fees haven't gone away. Almost all airlines are getting in on the action, some more egregious than others. Well, data for the third quarter of 2010 is in, and...

Airplane safety applies to everyone, even Willy Wonka

Airplane safety applies to everyone, even Willy Wonka Feb 16th, 2010 at 11:30AM: So, I was flying Sun Country Airlines a few months back and happened to be seated in the exit row. Though I'm normally one of those jerks who doesn't listen to the safety presentation (frankly, I'm often asleep by then), when I'm in an exit row, I feel obligated, so I pulled out the airplane safety card and read along. Much to my surprise, I encountered the characters in the photos above and...

Owner of Low-Cost Carrier Jailed for Fraud

Owner of Low-Cost Carrier Jailed for Fraud Oct 6th, 2008 at 11:30AM: Businessman Tom Petters was arrested in Minnesota on Friday as part of a federal fraud investigation. He is the head of an investment group that owns Sun Country Airlines, along with stakes in several other businesses. He was charged with wire and mail fraud, money laundering and obstruction of justice. Investigators allege that he masterminded a plan to bilk other investors out of at least one...

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