Companies balk at reimbursing employees for airline fees

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    http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/...226-billion-from-fees-report-finds/56370604/1

    Fewer companies are willing to pay extra fees airlines keep tacking on, leaving employees to not check bags or order in-flight food, or to pay for the services themselves.

    A report released today by travel and expense management company GetThere says 78% of corporate travel managers who answered a GetThere survey said their companies reimbursed for a first checked bag last year, down from 95% in 2010.

    The percentage of travel managers whose companies covered the costs of on-board food or beverage dropped to 42% last year, compared with 53% the year before.

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    Interesting numbers indeed, food for thoughts!:confused:
     

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