Nightly News   |  September 11, 2013

Airlines make big bucks from fees

Major airline carriers rake in 27 billion dollars last year, a 20 percent increase from the year before. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the business of getting around is making news tonight. the fees we epee -- pay the airlines has added up. worldwide they brought in $27 billion last year on fees. that's up 20% this year alone among the american carriers, united led the way followed by delta, american and southwest.