Hawaiian Airlines earn $36 million in checked-bag fees

Major U.S. airlines, including Hawaiian Airlines, collected close to $900 million in checked-bag fees in the second quarter of this year, according to a report released Monday by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

The $899.5 million total represents a three percent increase from a year earlier.

Of the 15 airlines on the list, Hawaiian was ranked 11th. Of the two quarters reported so far in 2014, Hawaiian collected $17.305 million in check-bag fees in the first quarter, and $18.965 million in the second, for a total of $36.269 million.

Island Air Hawaii was ranked 14th, totaling $1,950, with $958 in the first quarter and $992 in the second quarter.

The top four airlines for baggage fee revenue so far in 2014 are, in order, Delta, United, American, and US Airways.

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