US Airways said yesterday that it will charge economy passengers $25 for a second checked bag on all flights within the US and to/from Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe for travel from May 5 on tickets purchased after Feb. 26. The carrier follows United Airlines, though UA's policy is only for North America (ATWOnline, Feb. 5). As with UA, the fee will be waived for loyalty program members. Also exempted will be active military personnel in uniform with ID, unaccompanied minors ...

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