Tax Law and Airline Baggage Checking Fees

In Why The Tax Code Encourages American Airlines to Award Bonus Miles for Checking Bags in Boston View from the Wing explains how the tax code encourages airlines to add fees to base ticket prices rather than bundle prices like cable TV companies do.

I guess this means we have to start taxing baggage checking fees?

[Edited shortly after original posting for clarity.]

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