Denver — The media have a lot of baggage.

Seriously, when they travel, employees at companies like CBS often lug loads of equipment. Fees for excess bags can easily swamp the cost of a ticket. On many trips, these travelers need to go beyond the airlines' normal bag limits.

Alliance partners of American Airlines and Delta Air Lines during the past 18 months made significant gains in accommodating the unique needs of this sector.

SkyTeam's Air France/KLM and Alitalia, and Oneworld's British Airways, Finnair and Iberia, joined their respective U.S. partners' media bags programs. Not . . .

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