DOT Rolls Back Proposed Requirements For Airlines To Clearly Disclose Baggage Fees
The Department of Transportation is canceling the pursuit of new legislation that would require airlines to clearly state luggage fees in airfare searches. In a statement on December 5th, the department said that it is "committed to protecting consumers from hidden fees and to ensuring transparency," however it did not "believe that Departmental action is necessary to meet this objective at this time."
Originally proposed in January of 2017, the initial Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) was created as an extension of a 2014 filing to bring better transparency around fees to consumers when shopping for airfare.
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Posted: 11 Dec 2017 11:43:05