Proposed security-fee increase spurs debate

09/26/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A White House proposal that would initially boost air-security fees by $5 for one-way trips has spurred debate about who should foot the bill for aviation security. If the increase is passed, the fee and subsequent increases would eventually pay for 75% of the cost of aviation security. The increase would also shift the cost of aviation security from taxpayers to travelers. Airlines oppose the increase and argue that the federal government should fund security.

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