Delta Keeps Its Edge in Airlines' Quest for a Billion Dollars in Baggage Fees

Passengers check their luggage at the Delta counter at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sept. 27, 2013 Photograph by John Amis/AP Photo

One of these days, despite the best efforts of frugal travelers to fly with less luggage, some crafty airline is going to make $1 billion a year from baggage fees. Delta is still leading the incremental charge to that milestone.

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