ASTA urges agents to help fight Transparent Airfares Act

ASTA has launched a grassroots campaign opposing the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, denouncing the bill as a way for airlines to keep consumers from obtaining the actual prices of flights. ASTA is calling out to members to contact their Congressional representatives and urge them to oppose the bill, which reverses the 2012 Full Fare Advertising Rule. Airlines challenged the 2012 rule in court and lost, and the U.S. Supreme Court would not hear their case, said ASTA President and CEO Zane Kerby. "Congress should stay its hand here," he said.

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