7/22/2009

Continental Airlines followed in the footsteps of US Airways and other rivals by charging passengers a $5 fee to pay luggage fees at the airport rather than prepaying online. The additional fee will be levied for travel starting Aug. 19. "Customers checking in and pre-paying for bags at continental.com will continue to pay $15 for the first checked bag and $25 for the second checked bag," Continental said on its Web site.

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