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Delta adds checked bag fee for lowest-priced seats to Europe

Delta is adding a first checked bag fee for its lowest-priced seats on flights to Europe and North Africa, sold under the "basic economy" label.

The new checked baggage fee takes effect for trans-Atlantic basic economy tickets purchased starting Dec. 6 for flights April 10, 2018 or later.

The first checked bag fee for basic economy fares on trans-Atlantic flights is $60, while the second checked bag fee is $100.

Those who buy Main Cabin or Comfort+ seats will still get a first checked bag free.

Read more about Delta's new bag fee on MyAJC.com.

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