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Old 06-03-2008, 12:22 AM
Location: TX
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I came across the following article on CNN:
Nickel and dimed: Airlines' fee-for-all

Here's the intro. to the article:
With airlines cutting out extras and charging for things that used to be free - like checked baggage - passengers are wondering what they'll pay for next.

"I've heard every joke about charging for the air sickness bag and charging for the toilets," said David Stempler, president of the Air Travelers Association, a passenger advocate group.

"Anything that's free, they might want to attach a charge to it so they can monetize it," he said. "The sky's the limit for charging for things, since you have a captive audience and no real competition."

Flying is going from bad to worse.
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