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Baggage Fees by Airline 2012

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Airlines ranked by 2012 baggage fee revenue, dollars in thousands (000)

Updated: May 14, 2013

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Rank Airline 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q 2012
1 Delta 198,352 231,351 233,123 203,053 865,879
2 United 156,761 194,587 187,282 166,917 705,547
3 American 139,239 149,194 138,260 130,692 557,385
4 US Airways 124,333 136,230 129,364 126,279 516,206
5 Spirit 38,023 44,036 43,483 42,687 168,229
6 Alaska 33,165 38,452 44,086 35,772 151,475
7 Southwest* 7,716 50,523 46,066 40,170 144,475
8 Allegiant 16,069 20,751 25,758 26,978 89,556
9 JetBlue 17,203 17,132 18,938 17,515 70,788
10 Frontier 17,201 17,908 18,770 16,294 70,173
11 Hawaiian 16,114 16,513 18,137 17,065 67,829
12 Virgin America 12,913 14,809 16,214 13,474 57,410
13 Sun Country 4,183 3,422 3,626 3,242 14,473
14 AirTran* 4,183 0 0 0 4,183
15 Mesa 310 941 1,062 1,013 3,326
16 USA 3000 2 0 0 0 2
  All 785,767 935,849 924,169 841,151 3,486,936

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Schedule P-1.2

* The merged Southwest and AirTran began reporting jointly in 2Q 2012. Previous numbers, including 1Q 2012, were reported separately.