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American Airlines To Charge $15 For 1st Bag

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A person is seen rolling luggage at a baggage claim area at Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, today. American Airlines said Wednesday it would begin charging $15 for the first checked bag, cut domestic capacity 11-12 percent later this year, and eliminate an unspecified number of jobs as it tries to deal with record fuel prices. Story here

Question: Are you willing to pay $15 for your first checked bag to fly American Airlines.

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