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Travellers fed up with airline fees – survey


Published on Apr 25, 2011

TripAdvisor survey reveals that checked baggage fees are the most unpopular...

Air travellers are becoming increasingly annoyed by the fees airlines now charge, a new survey has revealed. According to TripAdvisor's third annual air travel survey, 46 percent of travellers think checked baggage fees are the most annoying fee airlines now charge, followed by 24 percent for seat selection fees and 18 percent for carry-on baggage fees. Seventy-two percent of respondents expect the overall cost of airline fees to rise during the remainder of the year. Travellers expect priority seating fees (49 percent), carry-on baggage fees (46 percent) and seat selection fees (41 percent) to either be added or expanded by some airlines in 2011.

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