Lawmaker introduces bill to overturn DOT fare-disclosure rule

02/8/2012 | Seattle Times, The

Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., has introduced legislation to reverse the Department of Transportation rule that requires airlines to include government fees and taxes in advertised airfares. "If the goal of the DOT's rule is to prevent companies from deceiving passengers about the total cost of their ticket, why is the department mandating that airlines hide the taxes, surcharges and government fees in the fine print?" Graves said.

View Full Article in:

Seattle Times, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
QA Manager
LKD Aerospace
Snoqualmie, WA
Multimedia Manager
Aerospace Insudstries Association
Arlington, VA
Director of Communications
Aurora Flight Sciences
Manassas, VA
Aviation Security Specialist
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l
Herndon, VA
Senior Analyst Crew Planning
JetBlue Airways
Long Island City, NY