FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each way for children between 5 and 14.
The change starts Sept. 3. Currently, American charges a fee on top of the regular fare for unaccompanied minors between 5 and 11.
The airline announced the change Thursday in an employee publication.
American says extending the fee to more youths will ensure the safest possible travel for them and match the policy at US Airways. The two merged in December to form American Airlines Group Inc.
United Airlines charges $150 each way for minors 5 to 11; Delta charges $100 each way for those 5 to 14; at Southwest it's $50 each way for kids 5 to 11.
Peking Chinese shut down for rodent droppings
A Fort Pierce restaurant was shut down by state inspectors, and it's not the first time.
Free credit monitoring after security breach?
After a data breach, free credit monitoring is offered including the one at Community Health Systems and Home Depot. Should you get the free…
Man say he found bugs in pet store dog treats
An unexpected surprise in a bag of pet food left a Royal Palm Beach man calling the Consumer Watchdog.
Gas sign regulation causes confusion & anger
The countdown is on until Palm Beach County gas stations have to change their signs advertising cash discounts or face a fine.
Roach problem on PBC school buses
Roaches shut down restaurants, but they don't shut the doors to the school buses our children ride. The Consumer Watchdog found roaches…