As if you weren't getting gouged enough!
Airlines are now cool charging you separate baggage fees for connecting flights. For now (and we emphasize the implication there that such words as “for now” always eventually means “later”), they'll only charge such fees if you purchased separate tickets.
However, you can bet your hairy monkey ass that this will change.
I can imagine a time that every touch of your bags (sounds sexy, right?) will require a charge of some sort in the near future.
But, hey, we can fly any damn where we want. #FirstWorldProblems
Read the full skinny here.