It's kind of amazing that an industry as important as the airlines manages to be such a complete and utter disaster.
Ever since the airlines realized they could get away with charging baggage fees, customers responded by checking far fewer bags and jamming stuff into their carry-ons to save money.
Or at least we thought it would save money. While it saves you $50 or so in the short term, it turns out it's costing all of us more in the long term. Read more on the next page!