Airline Luggage and Baggage Fees and Policies for 2012
I have compiled some baggage fees that the airlines are now imposing. You can use the chart below to give you an idea of what extra fees may be charged to you. Please keep in mind, this is just the information that I found but it is not guaranteed as accurate so you must confirm the fee amount and policies directly with the airline you are using. Also these fees can and may change at any time. I will try to keep it updated but again, no guarantees. BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE AIRLINE YOU ARE FLYING ON TO CONFIRM THE FEES AND POLICIES!
If you have any other airline fees you would like to add, put then in the comments section of this article and I will add them
The 1st & 2nd bags fees below are for bags that are checked in not carry on.
Airline  Carryon  1st bag  2nd bag  additional bags  notes 

Airtran  Free  $25  $35  bags 39 $110 each bags 10+ $110 each  If bags are over 51 lbs expect to pay $50 per overweight bag

Alaska  Free  $20  $20  If bags are not overweight standard fee $20
 Bags over 70 lbs and 100 inches $75 each

American  Free  $25  $35  bags 35 $100 each bags 6+ $150 each  For bags weighing between 5170 lbs you can expect to pay around $60 each For bags weighing between 71100 lbs $100 each

Continental  Free  $25  $25  If bags are not overweight standard fee $25  Overweight bags $100 each Oversize bags $100 each If over weight AND oversize $200 each + any additional bag fees

Delta  Free  $25  $35  3rd bag $125 bags 410 $200 each  For bags weighing between 5170 lbs you can expect to pay around $90 each For bags weighing between 71100 lbs $175 each

Frontier  Free  $20  Overweight $75 each Oversize $75 each If your bag is overweight + oversize + additional bag be prepared to pay for all the fees combined
 
Hawaiin  Free  Overweight $50 each Oversize $100 each If your bag is overweight + oversize + additional bag be prepared to pay for all the fees combined
 
JetBlue  Free  Free  Overweight $75 each Oversize $75 each If your bag is overweight + oversize + additional bag be prepared to pay for all the fees combined
 
Southwest  Free  Free  Free  Bags 39 $50 each bags 10+ $110
 Bags weighing between 5099 lbs will cost $50 each

Spirit  $35  $33  You can save money by purchasing and paying for your baggage fees online
 
United/Continental  Free  $25  $35  2+ bags you may be charged between $100 and $200 per bag  Expect to pay between $200 and $400 per overweight bag depending on location

U.S. Airways  Free  $25  $35  3rd bag is $125 bags 49 $200 each  For bags weighing between 5170 lbs you can expect to pay around $90 each For bags weighing between 71100 lbs $175 each

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