Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Now it feels like airlines are squeezing us for every last dollar. It’s a pain I’d mostly learned to accept, that is, until the other day when I was booking a flight and was forced to not only pay if I wanted to check a bag, but also to carry one on. In other words, unless I was willing to travel completely bag-less (I’m a minimalist but come on, everyone has their limits) I was obliged to cough up the cash.
At first, I was livid. I mean, how much are we as passengers expected to put up with? But then I got to thinking… and I wondered if there was a different way to look at things. Like, maybe airline fees aren’t all bad? And maybe there are even benefits to airline fees?
Is that laughter I hear? Okay, well hear me out. Here’s why I think airline fees are good:
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