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United Airlines is raising baggage fees for a first bag from $25 to $35, matching JetBlue

United Airlines is raising baggage fees for a first bag from $25 to $35, matching JetBlue

  • The Chicago based airline says it will invest the money back into the overall customer experience 

United Airlines is raising checked-bag fees for many passengers, matching a move earlier this week by JetBlue Airways.

United raised fees for checking a first bag from $25 to $30 and a second bag from $35 to $40 for tickets issued on or after Friday. The fees cover flights in North and Central America and the Caribbean.

Chicago-based United says the money helps it invest in “the overall customer experience.”

At midday Friday, American and Delta still showed $25 and $35 bag fees on their websites.

United Airlines is raising checked-bag fees for many passengers, matching a move earlier this week by JetBlue Airways.

Airlines have steadily increased revenue from extra charges on things like baggage, ticket changes, nicer seats and early boarding. Last year, U.S. airlines raised $7.4 billion from fees on checked bags and ticket changes, led by American, Delta and United.

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