US airline to charge passengers extra to use overhead lockers These guys are as bad as banks are in dreaming up new ways to fleece their customers with bullshit charges. It's bad enough that they pack you in like cattle and then nickle and dime you to death for services that used to be free. Any bets the asshole that came up with this idea was given a nice bonus for thinking up such an insidious scheme? Then, on the flip side, you have the best of the best. Notice there's not a single US carrier in that top ten list. Revealed: The best airlines for first class, business class and economy cabins Holy crap! Look at the suites on the Etihad Airway plane! THAT'S called traveling in style!