Airline Fees Guide: US Airways

US Airways


Booking/Reservation Fees

Change/cancellation fee: $150 per passenger for award-ticket flights; $200 per passenger for domestic flights; up to $750 per passenger for international flights

e-Saver fee (last-minute fares): Free for online reservations; $25 per ticket for phone or airport-counter reservations (in addition to the reservation service fee)

Phone reservation fee: $25 per passenger for travel within the U.S.; $35 per passenger for international travel

Ticket-counter reservation fee: $35 per passenger for travel within the U.S.; $45 per passenger for international travel

MoveUp (move to an earlier flight within 6 hours of originally scheduled departure): $75 to $150 per person, based on origin and destination locations

ChoiceSeats upgrade (closer to the front and first to board/deplane): $15 to $99 per seat, per flight, based on flight length, destination, and time of day

GoUpgrades (available 24 hours prior to departure for domestic flights): $50 to $500 per flight for main cabin (upgrade during online or airport check-in); $400 to $900 per flight for business class

Unaccompanied minor: $150 each way (only one fee is collected for two minors traveling together)

Lap child: Free for one child per ticketed passenger for travel within the U.S.; up to 10% of the published available adult fare plus international taxes and surcharges for international travel

Paper tickets: $50 per passenger (an additional $15 fee is charged if a paper ticket request requires express shipping)

 

Baggage Fees

First carry-on bag: Free

Personal item: Free

First checked bag: $25 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $25 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region (fee waived for select cities); free for Brazil, South America, transatlantic and transpacific regions

Second checked bag: $35 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $40 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region (fee waived for select cities); free for Brazil, South America, and transpacific regions; $100 for transatlantic region

Third checked bag: $150 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $150 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region; $85 for Brazil; $150 for South America; $200 for transatlantic region; $150 for transpacific region

Fourth (and more) checked bag: $200 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $200 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region; $85 for Brazil; $200 for South America; $200 for transatlantic region; $150 for transpacific region

Overweight checked bag (50 to 70 pounds): $100 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $100 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region; free for Brazil; $100 for South America; $100 for transatlantic region (bags over 70 pounds not accepted to/from/through Europe); $60 for transpacific region

Overweight checked bag (71 to 100 pounds): $200 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $200 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region; free for Brazil; $200 for South America; not accepted for travel in transatlantic region; $450 for transpacific region

Oversized checked bag (62 to 80 inches): $200 for domestic flights (U.S., Puerto Rico, USVI, and Canada); $200 for Mexico, Caribbean, Central America region; $150 for Brazil; $200 for South America; $150 for transatlantic region (bags over 70 pounds not accepted to/from/through Europe); $150 for transpacific region

Carry-on pet fee: $125 each way

 

Admirals Club Frequent-Flyer Fees

New single annual membership for Dividend Miles members: $500 per year for AAdvantage; $475 per year for AAdvantage Gold; $450 for AAdvantage Platinum; $400 for AAdvantage Executive Platinum

New annual membership with spouse for Dividend Miles members: $825 for AAdvantage; $750 for AAdvantage Gold; $675 for AAdvantage Platinum; $575 for AAdvantage Executive Platinum

Preferred Access (priority check-in, security, and boarding): From $10 per person, per direction

 

Dividend Miles Frequent-Flyer Fees

Quick Dividend Miles award ticketing fee (charged when booking date is less than 21 days from travel date; does not apply to Gold, Platinum, and Chairman’s Preferred members): $75 per passenger

Award processing fee: $25 for travel within the U.S. (excluding Hawaii) and Canada; $35 for travel to/from Mexico and the Caribbean; $50 for travel to/from Hawaii and all other destinations

Award reservations service fee: Free for online bookings; $30 per passenger for travel within the U.S. and Canada booked over the phone; $40 per passenger for international travel booked over the phone

Mileage-upgrade fee: $25 to $300 per flight

Award reservation change/cancellation fee: $150 per passenger

Account reservation fee (preserves account so members will be active for another 18 months): $9 per account

Account reactivation fee: $10 for 1 to 4,999 expired miles; $50 for 5,000 to 19,999 expired miles; $150 for 20,000 to 49,999 expired miles; $250 for 50,000 to 99,999 expired miles; $400 for 100,000 or more expired miles

Award redeposit fee (you can redeposit miles from fully unused award tickets within 1 year from the date of issue once the reservation is cancelled): $150 per ticket

Dividend Miles multiplier (double or triple total miles): From $9

 

In-Flight Fees

Wi-Fi Internet access: Free access to USAirways.com; full Internet access starts at $4.95, depending on flight length and device used

Fresh meals (available on select flights of 3.5 hours or more, departing between 5 AM and 7:59 PM, except U.S. Airways Shuttle, U.S. Airways Express, and transatlantic flights): $4.99 to $8.59

Snack boxes (available on flights of 2.5 hours or more, departing between 5 AM and 7:59 PM, except U.S. Airways Shuttle, U.S. Airways Express, and transatlantic flights): $4.89 to $6.29

A la carte snacks (available on flights of 1 hour or more, departing between 5 AM and 7:59 PM, except U.S. Airways Shuttle, U.S. Airways Express, and transatlantic flights): $3 to $4

Premium and alcoholic beverages: Free soda, juice, and coffee; $1 to $15.99 for all other beverages

Power-Nap Sack (mesh bag containing a fleece blanket, an inflatable neck pillow, eyeshades, and 3M earplugs): $7

 

Miscellaneous Fees

Receipts for past travel: $20 per reservation

Lost tickets: $150 per ticket


For more information, visit USAirways.com.

 


Other Airlines:

AirTran

Alaska

Allegiant

American

Delta

Frontier

Hawaiian

JetBlue

Southwest

Spirit

United

Virgin America

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