Today’s flying machines would amaze and delight Orville and Wilbur Wright, no doubt. But the fares, fees, long lines and increasingly bad service? Probably not what the Wright Brothers envisioned 100 years ago at Kitty Hawk.
So, to help celebrate our love of aircraft—and our nostalgia for that bygone era when flight meant no fight — we came up with a pop quiz to test your knowledge of the friendly skies…and the not-so-friendly fees.
To find out how you did, check our Answer Key.
Did you pass with flying colors or crash and burn? Check out this handy-dandy airline fee guide we found and start chipping away at those pesky fees in the sky. And tell us: What’s the most ridiculous airline fee you’ve ever had to pay?