Christopher Elliott

Will airline fees force fliers to stay home?

What’s your breaking point? When do you say “That’s it – I’m never flying again!”

It’s no academic question for America’s airlines, who continue to provoke passengers with new fees, surcharges and rules. They want to know when passengers would rather stay home.

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Christopher Elliott is the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine. You can read more travel tips on his blog, or e-mail him at

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