US BTS: American Airlines ranks highest in 2018 baggage fee revenue, receives USD1.2bn

14 May, 2019

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported (May-2019) US airlines received the following in baggage fee revenue in 2018:

  • American Airlines: USD1.2 billion;
  • United Airlines: USD888.7 million;
  • Delta Air Lines: USD788.4 million;
  • Spirit Airlines: USD638.2 million;
  • Frontier Airlines: USD366.4 million;
  • JetBlue Airways: USD321.1 million;
  • Alaska Airlines: USD279.6 million;
  • Allegiant Air: USD219.5 million;
  • Hawaiian Airlines: USD84.7 million;
  • Southwest Airlines: USD49.9 million;
  • Sun Country: USD36.1 million.

As previously reported by CAPA, US airlines received USD4.9 billion in baggage fees in 2018. [more - original PR]