DOT May Require Agencies To Disclose Air Ticket Incentives

The U.S. Department Of Transportation is delaying by three months to April 2012 the release of proposed rules governing disclosure of ancillary airline fees through GDSs, according to a status report released this week. What's more, DOT is expanding the scope of the rulemaking proposal to include a requirement that travel agencies disclose "information regarding any incentive payments they receive in connection with the sale of air transportation."

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