DOT Proposes To Include GDSs In Fee Regs, Seeks Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering requiring airlines to provide global distribution systems in which they participate information about bag fees and optional services fees so it can be provided to travelers via ticketing confirmations and by both "Internet" and "bricks and mortar" travel agencies. The info would be offered, according to draft rules issued today by DOT, in a way which is "up-to-date" and "useful"--on par with proposed regulations on airlines' direct consumer c

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