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Delta collected $197.7 million in baggage fees in the first three months of the year


U.S. airlines collected more than $900 million in baggage fees in the first three months of the year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

That's up from $864.7 million a year ago.

Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines collected $197.7 million in baggage fees in the first quarter of 2016, making it the second-highest ranked airline for baggage fee take.

At the No. 1 spot in the ranking was Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines, which collected $262.5 million in baggage fees in the first quarter.

 


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Business reporter Kelly Yamanouchi covers airlines and the airport.