What Would You Do With $1.6 Billion?

Aug 5, 2015
An extra bag here, a flight change there … it adds up. But just how much are the airlines making from all of the extra fees we’ve gotten accustomed to paying? Government data shows that in just the first three months of 2015 the airlines had already racked up a whopping $1.6 billion in baggage fees and reservation change fees.

If, like us, you can’t even begin to fathom that much money, here’s a little perspective …

Sources: USAToday, ABCNews, Census, Business Insider, Edmunds, PrivateIslandsOnline, Business Insider, Cappex, Suburban Stats, Zillow, Only Gold, and Forbes.

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