We live in a wondrous age where you can rise to perilous heights at fantastic speeds, transporting yourself thousands of miles in mere hours for less than a week's wages.
Though we rarely stop to revel in this luxury, there are plenty of things about air travel that bring us back to earth. A recent FindLaw.com survey finds that 84 percent of Americans are fed up with being "nickel and dimed" by airline fees. Airlines are increasingly charging for perks like checked bags and seat choice -- features that used to be free.
So as a level-headed air traveler, what can you do to soar above? Here are a few legal tips: