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What fees would your airline charge?

If I owned an airline, I'd do my best to eliminate all those fees, but some people think differently. Take David Owen, whose My Airline piece in the latest New Yorker got me hooting. I particularly like the idea of charging $50 to the person who lowers their seat, payable to the person behind them.

He may be joking, but this news item isn't: Spirit to charge for seat assignments.

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