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Checked luggage fees at DIA airlines

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A recent trend has been for airlines to charge passengers additional fees for their checked luggage. Some airlines continue to offer free checked luggage up to a certain number and weight. Here is a list of the airlines flying out of Denver International Airport and their checked luggage fees.

Please note, this list will not include all costs and details. Fees can vary depending on ticket class. Generally speaking, first and business class have no luggage fees for the first two items. The prices below, for the most part, refer to economy class tickets. Expect additional charges for extra and overweight luggage. Weight can vary between airlines, but most airlines set the cap at 50 lbs. For complete information for a particular airline, click on the name to go to the luggage webpage.

Aeromexico
Complimentary luggage allowance depends on country of travel. In all circumstances, at least one piece of checked luggage is free.

Air Canada
If traveling within Canada, passengers are allowed to check two pieces of luggage for free. If traveling between Canada and the U.S., the first piece of checked luggage is free. The second piece will cost $30 (Canadian).

AirTran
The first checked bag will cost $15. The second will cost $25. Each additional will cost $50.

Alaska
The cost is $20 per bag for the first three bags. The fourth bag will cost $50. If traveling wholly within the state of Alaska, the cost per bag is free for the first three bags.

American Airlines
Baggage fees vary depending on destination. Within the Unites States, the first checked bag costs $25 and the second costs $35.

British Airways
Complimentary luggage allowance depends on ticket class. All classes allow at least one piece of free checked luggage, though there are some country restrictions.

Continental
Baggage fees vary depending on destination and whether or not you check your bag online. Within the Unites States, the first checked bag costs $23 online, $25 airport, and the second costs $32 online, $35 airport.

Delta
Baggage fees vary depending on destination and whether or not you check your bag online. Within the Unites States, the first checked bag costs $23 online, $25 airport, and the second costs $32 online, $35 airport.

Frontier
Economy class luggage within the U.S. costs $20 for the first piece and $30 for the second. For all classes, additional luggage is $50 each.

Great Lakes Aviation
Complimentary luggage allowance of two checked bags and one gate-checked bag. Fees will be charged for additional and/or overweight luggage.

jetBlue
The first piece of checked luggage is free.  The second will cost $30 and the third will cost $75.

Lufthansa
Baggage fees vary depending on destination. For the most part, the first piece of checked luggage is free.

Mexicana
Baggage fees vary depending on destination. For the most part, the first piece of checked luggage is free.

Midwest
The first piece of checked luggage will cost $20, the second piece $30, and each additional piece $50.

Southwest
The first two pieces of checked luggage are free. Additional luggage costs $50 per piece.

United
Baggage fees vary depending on destination. Within the Unites States, the first checked bag costs $25 and the second costs $35.

US Airways
Baggage fees vary depending on destination and whether or not you check your bag online. Within the Unites States, the first checked bag costs $23 online, $25 airport, and the second costs $32 online, $35 airport.

When booking a flight, always factor in the cost of luggage to estimate the actual price of your ticket.

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