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United doubles its fee for checking a second bag

By Sean O'Neill
updated February 21, 2017

United Airlines is raising the fee to check a second bag on domestic flights to $50. It began charging for second bags seven months ago.

The higher fee applies to tickets bought starting tomorrow for travel on or after Nov. 10. Overseas flights are not affected. Fees continue to be added despite the recent drop in the price of oil and jet fuel.

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