Weather Forecast


Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock


Airlines collected record baggage fees in 2012

Email News Alerts

By Scott Mayerowitz

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year — the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.


These fees — along with charges for boarding early or picking prime seats — have helped return the industry to profitability.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.