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Disclaimer: Beware of the Fine Print When Comparing Transparency

Some in the media writing under the mantle of “consumer advocates” have attempted to draw a parallel between buying a car online and booking a flight. This is an apples and oranges comparison, and ignores the lack of transparency displayed (or not) by the very website they elevate as the epitome of transparency. The column […]

Instrument Rated: Air Travel for Musicians

A4A member airlines recognize the importance and value of musical instruments to their customers. Delivering our passengers – and their valued belongings – safely and on time is our highest priority. To assist you in understanding what is safe and what airlines permit, listed below are links to the pages on our members’ websites that explain […]

The Plane Facts: The DOT’s Proposed Rule is a Raw Deal in Disguise

Air travelers get the best level of service when airlines are able to tailor their products and services to the individual needs of their passengers. Unfortunately, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and special interest groups want to impose a new set of rules on airlines that interfere with the free market, which will harm consumers […]

How to Make Flying More Efficient While Using Less Fuel

Every day, U.S. carriers operate nearly 30,000 flights, moving passengers and freight safely and efficiently across the country and around the world. Each one helps support more than 11 million American jobs and nearly $1.5 trillion dollars in domestic economic activity. Now, new and exciting technology presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to profoundly improve on that […]

DeFazio: Transparent Airfare is Better for Consumers

When making a purchase, don’t you want to know exactly where your money is going? A piece of legislation with bipartisan support in Washington would do just that. The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014, which also has the support of many labor unions and industry groups, would allow consumers to see the real cost of […]

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