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Boo Airlines!

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airlines making lots of money off of baggage

If you already dislike checking baggage, you'll like it EVEN LESS after hearing this!

According to the Transportation Department, the top 20 largest American airlines have collected a total of $2.6 billion in baggage fees SO FAR in 2010.

We can only imagine how much they'll make over the holidays!

Airlines are making 23 percent more than they did this time last year AND they're making over 5 times more than they did in 2007, when they made $464.3 million in baggage fees!

Delta Air Lines is making the most off of baggage, with $733.2 million in the bank so far for 2010. American Airlines and US Airways are next in line, with $431.8 million and $388.1 million so far.

…We wonder how much we can shove into our carry-on…

[Image via WENN.]

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