It seems no matter wherever you turn, you’re going to run into some pesky airline fees. Are most of them fair? I don’t think so, but you may think differently when you go through this list. Airline fees are a thing of the future, and no matter what you do, it seems like you’re always going to pay them.
The booking fee: Ah yes, the fee that most airline’s will charge you just to book an airline ticket through their services. Places like Delta, and United will charge it, but there are some airlines such as Southwest that don’t.
Choosing a seat: If you haven’t flown lately, you may find that the next time you want to choose a seat, you’re going to have to pay for one. You’ll find that not every seat is apart of the price. For instance, if you want to sit near the front, expect to pay $25-$30 more.
Checking your bags: In the good old days, you could have checked in your bags without a price. Today, you can count on paying to check in your bag. To avoid this fee, try bringing some carry on luggage.
Pillow and blankets: Yes, these things used to be free, but now if you want one, you’re going to have to fork over a few dollars, and trust me, the paper thin blanket isn’t worth it.
Food on the plane: In the great old days, you could have had a nice little airline meal for free. Now, if you want to eat anything, expect to pay $5 for a can of pringles.
As I said before, you can still avoid these fees, but a lot of them you may be forced to pay. I say as long as you’re aware of them, you should at least expect it, when you’re confronted with them.