The column: The murky nature of airline ancillary fees

Today's Winging It column gives major airlines their due, looking at how they've been helped by adopting the dozens of so-called a la carte fees that once were the province of smaller discount carriers. But keep reading the column and you will see that many companies with managed travel programs are unhappy that they can't systematically track the costs that fees have added to air fares. Making it clear what it's really costing to fly is an issue the big carriers should deal with -- unless they want Congress or federal regulators to make them. Read more here ...

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