Alaska Airlines is raising its fee for checking a suitcase to $25, bringing it in line with most major airlines.
For tickets purchased on or after Oct. 30, the Seattle-based airline will charge passengers $25 each for the first and second checked bags. Additional bags will cost $75. Alaska currently charges $20 per bag for the first three suitcases. The increases will also apply to Horizon Air flights, according to the airline.
Alaska is also increasing the fee to change tickets to $125. Currently, Alaska charges $75 if the change is made online and $100 if the change is made through a call center. Passengers who change tickets 60 or more days from the day of travel will not incur any fee at all.
— Staff and wire reports