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6 Ways Air Travel Is Getting Worse

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With it being the tail end of a holiday weekend, there's no better time to look at air travel. Mother Jones last week looked at how things seem to be getting worse, which may have some hoping for a high speed rail network sooner than later (but what headaches could that bring?).

Of note is reason #1, fees: "Consumer Reports recently found that airlines collected $7.8 billion in 2009 in additional fees, a 42 percent increase from 2008."