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Travelers feel the pinch as major airlines cash in on added service fees

What was once a budget airline tactic has now become common practice, as passengers face an increasing number of fees for services like checking a bag, picking a seat in advance or getting something to eat or drink. Worldwide, fees account for about 20 percent of airline revenue. Oriana Pawlyk, POLITICO’s aviation reporter, joins William Brangham to discuss.

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