The battle over fees being charged to airlines at Los Angeles Airport has intensified after United, followed by other carriers, decided to tack on a $10 surcharge for passengers flying out of the facility. United says it added the fee, effective immediately, to make up for a $10 million rent increase being imposed by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). "Passing along this surcharge to our customers is not our preferred action, but the recent sharp increase in costs to operate at LAX has ...


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