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Airlines For America Takes Campaign Against Security Fee Increase To An Airport

Excerpt from The Hill

Dec 05, 2013 4:20 pm

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There’s no big surprise that Airlines For America would campaign against a security fee increase. Passengers don’t like the fee, and it’s bad for business.

— Dennis Schaal

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Airlines are seeking to rally opposition to a potential increase in the airline ticket fees that pay for the Transportation Security Administration.

The Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group Airlines For America (A4A) is conducting a “Stop Air Tax Now” campaign to oppose a rumored increase in the security fee from $2.50 per trip to $5 on airline tickets to raise revenue for a broader government funding deal.

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