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Airlines are soaring to a new record courtesy of your luggage in your money US carriers collected more than all together now six billion dollars.
In baggage and reservations change fees last year six billion.
According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics it's the carrier's biggest profit since those delicious -- became common five years ago.
Of course it's standard for most major airlines to charge for almost anything nowadays like the leg room in early boarding.
The fifteen largest domestic carriers reportedly collected a combined three and a half billion in bag fees alone in 2012 that's up nearly 4% from 2011.
And you might -- -- Pat -- for your next vacation some experts say pastors can expect to pay even more this summer.
-- cat from the Fox Business Network is live with us to -- their studios.
In New York hello.
Hi -- the baggage and change -- -- -- the entire airline industry to solvency.
That's how much they're making off passengers these days take a look delta took in the most about 866.
From bags alone averaging seven dollars and 44 cents a -- and delta also -- the most passengers now -- the west which is famous for its bags fly free policy and doesn't charge any change -- Is tweaking its policy -- they're -- passengers who buy their cheapest fares must cancel ahead of departure if they want that credit.
But on bags flying free as southwest official tells fox quote we can never saying no bar as far as our plans our policy for the future.
But I can confirm we do not have plans to implement a checked bag fee.
Meantime overall ticket prices increase last year.
Up one point 1% the average cost of the domestic roundtrip ticket with 375.
An American Airlines delta united and others are -- fees change fees from a 150 to 200 dollars that's quite a pretty penny shot.
Lee is Jolie -- the newest member of the fair and balanced team from over on the Fox Business Network.
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