Oberstar urges GAO to study airlines' "a la carte" fees

House Transportation Committee Chairman James Oberstar, D-Minn., has asked the Government Accountability Office to look into fees levied on passengers by carriers. He wants the GAO to look into whether the fees are "commensurate with the cost of providing those services to passengers." "We are concerned that these fees may be excessive and that they are resulting in revenue being diverted from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund," Oberstar wrote in a letter to the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress.

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