Saturday, January 31, 2015

Airlines seek more time to comply with fee-disclosure and other rules

The airlines' trade group, the Air Transport Association, has asked the Department of Transportation for a six-month delay in complying with proposed new rules for making fees more transparent on their Web sites before buying a ticket and raising compensation for being bumped from a flight. Rather than October, the airlines want the rules to take effect next April. Read more about it here ...

Airlines seek more time to comply with fee-disclosure and other rules

The airlines' trade group, the Air Transport Association, has asked the Department of Transportation for a six-month delay in complying with proposed new rules for making fees more transparent on their Web sites before buying a ticket and raising compensation for being bumped from a flight. Rather than October, the airlines want the rules to take effect next April. Read more about it here ...

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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