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Jetblue: added baggage fees and less legroom

JetBlue airlines now offering direct flights from Boston to St Lucia.
JetBlue: higher baggage fees, less leg space. Image by Michael Gray / CC BY-SA 2.0

JetBlue announced Wednesday that it will be adding bag fees and squeezing seats closer together in order to boost profit. Within the first half of 2015 the airline will create three ticket classes and only the top two will include one free checked bag. Some passengers complained that JetBlue is sacrificing perks that helped the airline win awards for customer satisfaction. Read more: abcnews.go.com