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New passenger protections took effect yesterday including airline fee disclosures

The enhanced airline passenger protections I blogged about in April went into effect yesterday, specifically: Airlines will be required to refund any baggage related fee if a checked bag is lost. Don’t get too excited, though… it only applies if the bag is actually lost (i.e., never found), not delayed. Current policies will remain in…

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New federal airline passenger protections set to be announced today

The U.S. Department of Transportation is planning to release several new airline passenger regulations today. It is being reported the new rules will make all fees more transparent up-front, enhance denied boarding compensation, refund some baggage fees, and add a 4-hour tarmac delay rule for internationally arriving flights to the U.S. The full regulations have…

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