New, higher fees at JetBlue Airways for checked bags and other services signal the airline’s intent to lean more on ancillary revenues as part of a broader effort to boost margins. The new checked-bag fees, $30 for the first bag, $40 for the second, and $150 for each additional, add $5, $5, and $50 to the old fees. The New York-based LCC also increased other fees, including pets ($100 to $125) and overweight bags ($100 to $150). The new prices went into effect for all tickets booked ...

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