Back in August, you might recall, the Transportation Department adopted a set of tough new consumer-protection rules to help airline passengers. In January, it added even more.
If airfares confuse you as much as they confuse me, then I have some good news: Several new rules are going to make it easier to calculate the total cost of a ticket.
Search for a flight between Washington and Los Angeles on United.com and you’ll find a notice posted high above the fares saying, “Additional baggage charges may apply.”
Just how hidden are the travel industry’s so-called hidden fees?
I have just one question in the wake of the Transportation Department's so-called "historic" rulemaking on airline passenger rights.
So the federal government weighed in on airline fees earlier this week, and will soon require optional fees like baggage, meals and in-flight Wi-Fi, to be "prominently" disclosed on a carrier's website.
After months of comments and deliberation, the Transportation Department this morning released its final consumer protection rules for airline passengers. […]