Know Where You Want To Go Travel Podcast
2024 Airline Trends: Checked Bag Fees, Bundled Services, and Customer Preferences [KWYWTG 24]
March 15, 2024
Welcome to the Know Where You Wanna Go Travel podcast with your host, Cam De Jong. In this episode, we delve into the world of airline baggage fees and the evolving landscape of travel. Cam explores the increasing trend of checked bag fees, the impact on travelers, and the potential for airlines to rethink their approach. He discusses the concept of bundling services into ticket prices, the value of inclusive offerings, and the unique strategies employed by different airlines. Cam also shares exciting developments in the airline industry, such as emerging airlines serving underserved markets. This thought-provoking episode challenges us to reimagine air travel and consider how it could be made more convenient and enjoyable for everyone. So sit back, relax, and join us as we explore the possibilities of a new era in travel.
Host: Cam DeJong


In the first episode of 2024, host Cam DeJong discusses the increasing trend of checked bag fees in the airline industry. He explores the idea of bundling these fees into ticket prices and the impact it could have on travelers' choices. Cam also delves into the concept of all-inclusive pricing and its potential application in the airline industry, along with the customer service implications.

Cam highlights the unique strategies employed by emerging airlines, such as Breeze Airways, and their approach to offering amenities and services. He emphasizes the need for innovation and convenience in air travel, inviting listeners to consider how airlines could improve their current offerings by streamlining services and enhancing the overall travel experience.


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