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Hawaiian Airlines collects $20.9M in third-quarter bag fees

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    Several hundred travellers were issued bound boarding passes and luggage tags at the Hawaiian Airlines Interisland Terminal on the first day

Hawaiian Airlines collected more revenue from baggage fees in the July-September period than any other quarter in the company’s history.

The state’s largest carrier brought in $20.9 million in baggage fees to boost its nine-month total to $57.2 million, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Last quarter’s baggage fees represented a 9.3 percent increase from $19.1 million in the year-earlier quarter.

Hawaiian also received $5.5 million from reservation cancellation and change fees. That was up 19.1 percent from $4.6 million in the year-ago period.

Island Air took in $1.1 million in baggage fees, up 24.3 percent from $874,000 in the year-ago quarter. Island Air’s reservation cancellation and changes fees grew 53.3 percent to $164,000 from $107,000.

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