A Major Airline Trade Group Handed Out Vomit Bags At A DC Airport To Protest New Taxes

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    In an effort to stop Congress from creating new taxes on aviation, a major airline industry group went to Reagan International Airport in Washington, D.C. today to hand out air sickness bags.
    The bags carried the message, "Are high taxes on air travel making you sick? Fasten your seat belt because Washington wants you to pay even more."

    The idea, Airlines for America (A4A) said in a press release, was "to encourage travelers to contact Congress and the Administration about their opposition to increased air taxes as part of any budget agreement."

    In April, the Obama administration proposed new taxes on the industry as part of a proposed budget for 2014, according to The Washington Post.

    Read More: http://www.businessinsider.com/group-hands-out-vomit-bags-to-protest-taxes-2013-12
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