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BUSINESS BRIEFING / AIRLINES

Times Wire Reports

If you want a pillow and blanket in coach on US Airways, it’s going to cost you $7.

US Airways said it would begin charging for its “Power-Nap Sack” on Feb. 16. It’s following the lead of JetBlue Airways, which announced a similar policy last summer.

Airlines are adding fees on checked luggage and now pillows and blankets to raise more money as they battle a downturn in travel caused by the recession. US Airways reported that January traffic fell 6.2%.


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