United Airlines will double second-checked bag fee to $50
United Airlines has just announced they will now DOUBLE its current second-checked baggage fee. It was $25, and as of this Tuesday that will jump to $50. This new fee will affect all travel on or after November 10th.
United says the $50 one-way fee will apply for tickets bought beginning Tuesday for travel beginning November 10 within the U.S. or to or from Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Travelers in first or business classes, "Premier" frequent fliers and active-duty military personnel traveling on orders will be exempt. United estimated the $50 fee would apply to about one out of every seven customers.
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