Word comes this morning that five Airlines have promised they won't charge customers for carry-on bags. That's according to U.S. Senator Charles Schumer.
Schumer took the entire airline industry to task last week after Spirit Airlines announced a plan to charge $45 per carry-on. The senator threatened to unleash the U.S. Treasury Department on airlines, using the unique argument that charging bag fees is tax evasion. Apparently some airlines don't like the sound of that!
Read more from Reuters, via the New York Times.