Delta: Not Receiving Any Additional Goods Or Services From Us Is "Free!"

Here’s a little something that sums up the state of air travel in our nation. Reader Drew was checking in to his Delta flight yesterday when he noticed that not checking any bags was described as “free.”

Drew says:

While checking in with Delta yesterday morning I found it funny that they seem to miss the basic concept behind “Free”. By not checking a bag, I am not being charged. This is Free service offered. The fact that they offer me nothing, and label it as “Free” is a bit of a concern. With that tactic mastered they’re likely to offer the lowest fare on flights that don’t exist!

Although, considering the state of things with Airlines I should count myself lucky to be charged $0 and receive nothing, it’s a bargain.