Column: Blame Congress for making flying more expensive

12/24/2013 | Bloomberg

The budget deal more than doubles the fees passengers pay to the Transportation Security Administration to $5.60 for a one-way trip, writes columnist Barbara Peterson. "Bad news for travelers planning to book airplane tickets early next year – it's quite likely you'll be seeing yet another price hike," she writes. "Congress couldn't resist a new source of revenue that it could label a 'user fee,' rather than a tax," she continues.

View Full Article in:

Bloomberg

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Secretary General
Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA)
Flexible
Technical Lead
Hawaiian Airlines
Honolulu, HI
Manager, Revenue Management
Frontier Airlines, Inc.
Denver, CO
Fuel Operations Manager
Aircraft Service International Group
Chicago, IL
GSE Manager
Aircraft Service International Group
Salt Lake City, UT