Here's United's announcement:
"CHICAGO, June 12 -- United Airlines today announced two changes to its domestic checked bag policy. The service fee to check one bag for domestic travel will be $15 each way and the fee to check three or more bags, overweight bags or items that require special handling will increase from $100 to $125 or from $200 to $250, depending on the item.
These changes apply to customers who purchase a ticket on or after June 13, 2008, for travel within the
"`With record-breaking fuel prices, we must pursue new revenue opportunities, while continuing to offer competitive fares, by tailoring our products and services around what our customers value most and are willing to pay for,' says John Tague, executive vice president and chief operating officer.