I don't care what lies your airline carrier smeared around: the new baggage fees have resulting in snarling chaos. Planes bottleneck, as passengers fight to wedge rollerboards in the overhead bins. Attendants wrestle away overlarge suitcases. People wail down the aisles, suddenly aware they've accidentally gate-checked cash, gold and delicate electronics.
Like air travel wasn't vile enough?
I, for one, am supporting kinder, gentler carriers, the ones who don't charge $15 per US domestic flight to carry a bag. As of August 2008, here's the white-hat, black-hat breakdown:
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