• DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

    3 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation.
    The department said in a notice posted online Thursday that it is withdrawing the proposed rule, along with a second, early-stage rulemaking to force airlines to disclose more information about their revenue from fees charged for extra services, because the rules would have been “of limited public benefit.” It also said airlines would incur “significant costs” if...
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  • DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

    3 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The Transportation Department is dropping an Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later. The department says in a notice posted online Thursday that it is withdrawing the proposed rule, along with a second proposal to...
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