Anyone who has traveled since June may have noticed the drastic changes that have been implemented by airlines.
Airlines–especially US carriers–are now charging fees from checked-in bags, food, water to even pillows. Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways, for instance, charge US$15 for the first checked bag and $25 for the second.
Ticket prices have gone up as a result of the increasing price of oil. With these, passengers are the ones suffering.