Airlines oppose proposed fee for international travelers

Airlines oppose a plan that would require overseas visitors to the U.S. to pay a $10 fee. The fee, part of the Travel Promotion Act, would support a national tourism advertising campaign. Carriers say the fee is essentially a tax on air travelers. "We feel strongly that that promotion should not be done at the expense of passengers," an Air Transport Association spokeswoman said.

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