Aug 31 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc on Friday increased its checked bag fees on routes to and from North America, the Caribbean and Central America. effective Aug. 31, the company said in a statement.
The parent company of the No.3 U.S. airline will now charge $30 per checked bag on the routes, up from $25 previously.
"We are making adjustments to our checked bag fees in select markets - most of which have not been changed for the past eight years," United said, as it continues to grapple with higher fuel prices. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)