US Airways increases baggage fees

February 11, 2011 4:32:34 AM PST
U.S. Airways says it's increasing fees for passengers who check heavy baggage.

Starting March 1, the fee for bags weighing more than 50 pounds will nearly double from $50 to $90.

The airline says oversized bags or those weighing more than 70 pounds will go up $75 to $175.

The new fees apply to tickets purchased after February 1.