Reasons that U.S. airline travelers did not need to pay to check a bag in 2017

In 2017, when checking a bag that did not require payment, what were the reasons that payment was not required?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 15, 2019
Reasons that U.S. airline travelers did not need to pay to check a bag in 2017 The statistic illustrates the reasons that U.S. air travelers did not need to pay to check their baggage in 2017. During the survey, 46 percent of respondents stated they did not need to pay as the airline they flew does not charge separately for checked baggage.
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In 2017, when checking a bag that did not require payment, what were the reasons that payment was not required?

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Percentage of respondents
Flew an airline that didn’t charge separately for bag(s)46%
Credit card entitled me to one or more free checked bags18%
Status with airline (e.g., elite frequent flyer)18%
Ended up checking bag at the gate instead14%
Had a special voucher5%
Member of the military4%
Other4%
Percentage of respondents
Flew an airline that didn’t charge separately for bag(s)46%
Credit card entitled me to one or more free checked bags18%
Status with airline (e.g., elite frequent flyer)18%
Ended up checking bag at the gate instead14%
Had a special voucher5%
Member of the military4%
Other4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 15, 2019
The statistic illustrates the reasons that U.S. air travelers did not need to pay to check their baggage in 2017. During the survey, 46 percent of respondents stated they did not need to pay as the airline they flew does not charge separately for checked baggage.
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