COMMERCIAL AVIATION Consumers Could Benefit from Better Information about Airline-Imposed Fees and Refundability of Government-Imposed Taxes and Fees

July 2010
GAO Reports;7/14/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the fees charged by airlines. It mentions some of the optional services where fees are imposed by airlines including checked baggage, meals, seat selection and blankets. It points out that these fees are not included in the airlines' total revenue that is taxed to fund the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


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