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It Is Time to Clear the Air on the Real Cost of Flying

Sen. Robert Menendez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Sen. Robert Menendez

Under the Transparent Airfares Act, airlines and ticket sellers would be allowed to break out taxes from the base airfare and list them in a different place on their website, even in pop-up windows. Can you imagine if the only way to know your full airfare was to allow for those annoying pop-up ads?

Transparency Rules Irk Spirit Airlines By Exposing Hidden Fees

George Hobica | Posted 05.06.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Spirit was also mightily irked by the new D.O.T. rule requiring airlines to reveal all mandatory taxes and fees in advertised fares as well as earlier in the online search process.

Senator Slams Spirit Airlines As New Rules On Airfare Kick In

Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel

In a letter today to the CEO of low cost carrier Spirit Airlines, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) says the airline is engaged in a "deliberate attempt to...

Senator Slams Spirit Airlines As New Rules On Airfare Kick In

Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel

Senator Barbara Boxer Slams Spirit Airlines' 'Deliberate Attempt To Deceive' Fliers

New Rules: Surprising Changes Coming To Airline Ads

George Hobica | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

If you're an airline, January 26, 2012 is a day that will go down in infamy.