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Congress urged to stop airlines from violating law

Here is another installment in the ongoing saga of the new DOT airline rules, apparently reviled by most airlines and some politicians, that require more transparency in the cost of airline tickets. A group led by the Business Travel Coalition has callled on Congress to use the Federal Aviation Act's existing ban on unfair or deceptive practices by airlines to enforce the new DOT rules. Read more about what the BTC and the 150 companies and groups it represents wants Congress to do, including especially the wise remarks of retired American chairman Bob Crandall.

Congress urged to stop airlines from violating law

Here is another installment in the ongoing saga of the new DOT airline rules, apparently reviled by most airlines and some politicians, that require more transparency in the cost of airline tickets. A group led by the Business Travel Coalition has callled on Congress to use the Federal Aviation Act's existing ban on unfair or deceptive practices by airlines to enforce the new DOT rules. Read more about what the BTC and the 150 companies and groups it represents wants Congress to do, including especially the wise remarks of retired American chairman Bob Crandall.

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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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