Airlines pack a punch
New fees on Air Canada and WestJet
Passengers flying on Air Canada’s Economy Class Tango fare will now be charged $25 for a first checked bag. The new fee affects bookings made on September 18 onwards for travel on or after November 2 within Canada, and to and from the Caribbean and Mexico. Travellers flying on WestJet’s Econo fare will also be charged $25 for a first checked bag. The fee affects bookings made on September 15 onwards for travel on or after October 29 within Canada, and between Canada and the US. For more: aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/airport/baggage/index.html and westjet.com/guest/en/baggage.shtml.
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